Definition of Skittered

1. Verb. (past of skitter) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skittered

1. skitter [v] - See also: skitter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skittered

skister
skisters
skit
skitch
skitched
skitches
skitching
skite-the-gutter
skited
skites
skiting
skits
skitted
skitter
skittered (current term)
skitterier
skitteriest
skittering
skitters
skittery
skitting
skittish
skittishly
skittishness
skittishnesses
skittle
skittle-dog
skittle-dogs
skittle alley

Literary usage of Skittered

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1884)
"... peeping out of a window, round a corner, Aic. Skitter, to hurry over or spoil work. A skittered piece of cloth is one irregular in colour or texture. ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
"The specific feature of this rubble is, that after it has skittered you down scarifying rods of descent, and landed you, with a life-saving bump against a ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1800)
"... not onU retained'its former dignity and pre-eminence, but acquired increasing wealth and, prosperity; and its splendor skittered no diminution by the ..."

4. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"Through each hole and around each corner, there was a hollow, rough sphere of surpassing alien beauty. Giant lobsters skittered over the walls ..."

5. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"Giant lobsters skittered over the walls and through the holes. Schools of fish as bright as jewels darted and executed breathtaking precision maneuvers as I ..."

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