scamper along

scamper along

[for a child or small animal] to run along nimbly. The rabbit scampered along, unaware that a fox was following it. It is time for Timmy to scamper along home.
See also: scamper
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Pearce headed a Smith free-kick over the bar and Woods forced Grobbelaar to scamper along his line and take a low cross but Paul Furlong and Gallacher were not making much headway.
Foggers, for instance, don't kill the bugs but chase them into the walls, where they scamper along electric wires or water pipes to adjacent rooms.
Park and follow the macadam path left along the shore, past the mostly hetero nudist section, and then scamper along the rocks around the bend.
They clamber up the solid oak mantelpiece, scamper along the bar and wind around table legs.
Hands in pockets, he wandered along the touchline as nonchalantly as he used to scamper along the white paint six yards from goal during his playing days.
The setting for the adventure is aboard an impressive metallic ship with rigging that these explorers can scamper along with alarming ease.
Wide receivers flanked out from sideline to sideline and the quarterback dropped straight back, instead of doing that silly little scamper along the line of scrimmage.