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1. scuttle

verb. ['ˈskʌtəl'] to move about or proceed hurriedly.

Synonyms

  • crab
  • scamper
  • scurry
  • skitter

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction
  • unearned run

Etymology

  • scutel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • scutella (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Scuttle

  • unsubtle
  • rebuttal
  • what'll
  • tuttle
  • suttle
  • subtle
  • shuttle
  • ruttle
  • nuttle
  • nuttall

Example sentences of the word scuttle


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They scuttle up to the tips of tall grasses and brush, waiting for a host to pass by.

2. Verb, base form
The flat design lets you scuttle it across the floor or throw it through the air.

2. scuttle

noun. ['ˈskʌtəl'] an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship.

Synonyms

  • entranceway
  • entrance
  • hatchway
  • hatch
  • entry
  • escape hatch
  • entryway
  • opening

Antonyms

  • arise
  • die
  • finish
  • credit

Etymology

  • scutel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • scutella (Latin)

3. scuttle

noun. ['ˈskʌtəl'] container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire.

Synonyms

  • coal scuttle

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • closing

Etymology

  • scutel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • scutella (Latin)
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