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
The structured and durable fabric stands up on its own, making it easier to find essential items in a hurry.
That hurry might have been due to the riskiness of the journey.The longest trail of fossilized human footprints hints at a risky Ice Age trek|Aayushi Pratap|October 26, 2020|Science News
They were in a hurry — Jackson was worried about getting to his classes at Cleveland State University — and didn’t take the crosswalk.The Startling Reach and Disparate Impact of Cleveland Clinic’s Private Police Force|by David Armstrong|September 28, 2020|ProPublica
It’s impossible to combat this problem in a hurry—or by the force of law alone.Brazil’s “fake news” bill won’t solve its misinformation problem|Amy Nordrum|September 10, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Those who have money are not in a hurry to spend it, because it is not clear what will happen tomorrow.
And the faster our hurrying, the more acute our tunnel vision becomes.Chris Christie and the Runaway High-Speed Presidency Train|James Poulos|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cato was not hurrying out of the world to escape an even more painful ending, but to avoid the humiliation of pardon.
As the “Frankenstorm” barrels toward the East Coast, politicians are hurrying to minimize its impact.
An administrator and a teacher were seen averting their eyes and hurrying off.
We see them everywhere—serious, distracted, hurrying away, as tearful as you and me.
Meantime, Allison and Kitty, hurrying home with their guest, had delighted Norah by a demand for early supper.The Little Colonel at Boarding-School|Annie Fellows Johnston
I smiled to myself as I saw them hurrying hither and thither about their numerous affairs.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
Before Joyce could answer, she caught sight of Jack, through the big show-window, hurrying down the street by himself.The Little Colonel in Arizona|Annie Fellows Johnston
The thunder of its voice is as the voice of the hurrying people.The Voice of the Machines|Gerald Stanley Lee
When he reached the first corner everyone was hurrying on to the next, and Johnnie Jones hurried on, too.All About Johnnie Jones|Carolyn Verhoeff
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