To move swiftly; especially, to move as if driven forward by something.
- To run or skim along swiftly and easily: dark clouds scudding by.
- Nautical To run before a gale with little or no sail set.
- The act of scudding.
- Wind-driven clouds, mist, or rain.
- A gust of wind.
- Ragged low clouds, moving rapidly beneath another cloud layer.