scuttle across (something)(redirected from scuttled across)
scuttle across (something)
To scamper or scurry across something very quickly. I nearly jumped out of my chair when I saw a cockroach scuttling across the table. We scuttled across the road as soon as there was a break in traffic.
scuttle across something
to hurry across something. (Said especially of a small animal.) A tiny mouse scuttled across the kitchen floor and startled me. A rabbit scuttled across my path.