Synonyms for scuttling

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


It was the scuttling of the feet of the townspeople as they ran to meet the procession.

And through it all the scuttling of rushing hoofs and champing bits.

For scuttling a ship is surely as ancient a practice as mutiny on the high seas.

The sampans made her think of ants, darting, scuttling, wheeling.

He went to the sled, untethered the dogs, and sent them scuttling up the ravine.

Some figures are seen in the distance, scuttling along a narrow lane.

Why she has not gone to the bottom is known but to two men—they entrusted with the scuttling.

Our remarks had implied our consent to the scuttling of that glorious galleon.

Old Sam he saw them scuttling up the path like a pair of rabbits.

Yet our own case may be as bad if it comes to scuttling the ship.