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
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of hurry
synonym study for hurry
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
Andrew was now hurrying to join Weiner in a waiting black SUV.
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.
We will learn the facts over time, everyone hurrying to rule out abject senselessness with a justification of one kind or another.U.S. Soldier Afghan Rampage Tears at Our National Soul, Says Former Marine|Benjamin Busch|March 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The remarkable thing was that all the hurrying people she met seemed also each of them to be on a secret and mystic errand.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
And he quite agreed with old Mr. Crow, who had come hurrying up to see what was going on.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
He was hurrying towards the corner of the palace grounds when a shriek from Winifred set his teeth on edge.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Hurrying on to find it, Taijo discovered a hut beside the path, into which he saw the falcon fly.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
As I emerged from my room next morning I saw old Giles, the butler, hurrying down the corridor towards me.Uncanny Tales|Various
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