how to pronounce skitter


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skitter is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of skitter


  1. To cause to have diarrhea.
  2. To move hurriedly or as by bouncing or twitching; to scamper, to scurry.
  3. To move or pass (something) over a surface quickly so that it touches only at intervals; to skip, to skite.
  4. To suffer from a bout of diarrhea; to produce thin excrement.
  5. To make a scratching or scuttling noise while, or as if, skittering.


  1. A skittering movement.
  2. Often skitters: the condition of suffering from diarrhea; thin excrement.

skitter frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word skitter occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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