verb. cause to skip over a surface.
- unearned run
- earned run
verb. glide easily along a surface.
verb. twitch the hook of a fishing line through or along the surface of water.
verb. to move about or proceed hurriedly.
- stay in place
Sentences with skitter
1. Noun, singular or mass
According to STREETtech.com, the small motor used in pagers can be used to make a robot skitter across the floor.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Another test is to see whether your cat pounces if you skitter small treats across the floor.
3. Verb, base form
Since drills tend to "skitter" around on ceramic tile anyway, you need a clean surface in order to work effectively.
4. Adjective, comparative
Spring for these tiny battery-powered robotic creatures that behave like real bugs—just flip them on, let them go and watch them skitter across the floor.