skitter Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground
  2. verb glide easily along a surface
  3. verb cause to skip over a surface
    skip; skim.
    • Skip a stone across the pond
  4. verb twitch the hook of a fishing line through or along the surface of water