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Meaning & Definition of Hurry in English

English

Hurry

/həri/

noun

1. A condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry

  • "In a hurry to lock the door"
    synonym:
  • hurry
  • ,
  • haste

2. Overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)

  • "He soon regretted his haste"
    synonym:
  • haste
  • ,
  • hastiness
  • ,
  • hurry
  • ,
  • hurriedness
  • ,
  • precipitation

3. The act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner

  • "In his haste to leave he forgot his book"
    synonym:
  • haste
  • ,
  • hurry
  • ,
  • rush
  • ,
  • rushing

verb

1. Move very fast

  • "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
    synonym:
  • travel rapidly
  • ,
  • speed
  • ,
  • hurry
  • ,
  • zip

2. Act or move at high speed

  • "We have to rush!"
  • "Hurry--it's late!"
    synonym:
  • rush
  • ,
  • hasten
  • ,
  • hurry
  • ,
  • look sharp
  • ,
  • festinate

3. Urge to an unnatural speed

  • "Don't rush me, please!"
    synonym:
  • rush
  • ,
  • hurry

Examples of using

He was in a hurry to see his father.
It will be better for us to hurry if we want to catch the bus at six.
We'll have to hurry.