Meaning of BEETLE in English
/ ˈbiːtl; NAmE / noun , verb
an insect, often large and black, with a hard case on its back, covering its wings. There are several types of beetle.
—see also death-watch beetle
Beetle ™ ( NAmE also bug ) the English names for the original Volkswagen small car with a round shape at the front and the back
[ v + adv. / prep. ] ( BrE , informal ) to move somewhere quickly
SYN scurry :
I last saw him beetling off down the road.
Old English bitula , bitela biter , from the base of bītan to bite .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005