Antonyms for skittered

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


He skittered on all fours till he reached the middle of the path.

I skittered off toward the door to the stage, because that was the easiest direction.

They skittered across the floor, one of them slipping through the heating-grating.

He skittered over the water, going down and coming up, until he had leaped seven times.

She was shrieking, laughing as she skittered past him, clutching a gleaming gold helmet.

Bobby liked to watch the brisk puffs as they hit, spread in a fan-shaped ruffle of dark water and skittered away.

She dropped, senseless, and a small gun spilled out of the waist pocket of her zipsuit and skittered across the floor.

The mountain rumbled as it warmed unevenly, as the sheets of ice slid off its slopes and skittered down toward the highway.

Something flew out of his coat pocket and skittered across the floor.

His curved fingers, still clutching, skittered over stark metal surfaces as he picked up speed.