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1 scuttle /ˈskʌtl̟/ verb
scuttles; scuttled; scuttling
1 scuttle
/ˈskʌtl̟/
verb
scuttles; scuttled; scuttling
Learner's definition of SCUTTLE
[+ object]
US : to cause (something) to end or fail
: to sink (a ship) by putting holes in the bottom or sides
compare 2scuttle
2 scuttle /ˈskʌtl̟/ verb
scuttles; scuttled; scuttling
2 scuttle
/ˈskʌtl̟/
verb
scuttles; scuttled; scuttling
Learner's definition of SCUTTLE
always followed by an adverb or preposition [no object]
: to move quickly and with short steps
compare 1scuttle
3 scuttle /ˈskʌtl̟/ noun
plural scuttles
3 scuttle
/ˈskʌtl̟/
noun
plural scuttles
Learner's definition of SCUTTLE
[count]
: a metal pail for carrying coal
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