beetle - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ˈbiːt(ə)l/
present tense
I/you/we/theybeetle
he/she/itbeetles
present participlebeetling
past tensebeetled
past participlebeetled

phrasal verb

beetle off

or beetle away

[intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theybeetle off
he/she/itbeetles off
present participlebeetling off
past tensebeetled off
past participlebeetled off
British informal
to go somewhere quickly, especially when you do not wish to be seen