verb (used without object), hur·ried, hur·ry·ing.
verb (used with object), hur·ried, hur·ry·ing.
noun, plural hur·ries.
SYNONYMS FOR hurry
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Origin of hurry
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OTHER WORDS FROM hurryhur·ry·ing·ly, adverbo·ver·hur·ry, verb, o·ver·hur·ried, o·ver·hur·ry·ing.un·hur·ry·ing, adjectiveun·hur·ry·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for hurry
Once Gollum drags off his catch, Bilbo hurries to retrieve the ring, putting it in his pocket for safe keeping.‘The Hobbit’: 19 Changes from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Novel to Peter Jackson’s Movie|Anna Klassen|December 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Strauss is in the courtyard giving advice to a student who hurries off with his files when I arrive.
She is like a canary bird; when others begin to speak, she hurries in her remarks, in an accompaniment.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
Several jurymen leave their seats, but the district attorney hurries forward, and whispers to them.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
But he's getting fond of it these last twelve months, and though he don't take very much it hurries him and flurries him.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
Mrs. Parlin hurries the children down stairs, and out of the house, under their grandmother's protection.Dotty Dimple At Home|Sophie May
For patriotism, like courage, is infectious; and it is a poor heart that hurries to abandon a sinking ship.The Isle of Unrest|Henry Seton Merriman
British Dictionary definitions for hurry
verb -ries, -rying or -ried
- easilyyou won't beat him in a hurry
- willinglywe won't go there again in a hurry