hurry-up

[ hur-ee-uhp, huhr- ]
/ ˈhɜr iˌʌp, ˈhʌr- /

adjective

characterized by speed or the need for speed; quick: a hurry-up meal; a hurry-up phone call.

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Origin of hurry-up

First recorded in 1885–90; adj. use of verb phrase hurry up
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