Associations to the word «Hurrying»


HURRY, noun. Rushed action.
HURRY, noun. Urgency.
HURRY, noun. (sports) In American football, an incidence of a defensive player forcing the quarterback to act faster than the quarterback was prepared to, resulting in a failed offensive play.
HURRY, verb. (intransitive) To do things quickly.
HURRY, verb. (intransitive) Often with up, to speed up the rate of doing something.
HURRY, verb. (transitive) To cause to be done quickly.
HURRY, verb. (transitive) To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to urge on.
HURRY, verb. (transitive) To impel to precipitate or thoughtless action; to urge to confused or irregular activity.
HURRY SICKNESS, noun. The stressed condition of somebody who is constantly in a rush and does not take time to relax.
HURRY UP, verb. (emphatic) To hurry; to increase the speed of doing something.

Dictionary definition

HURRY, noun. A condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry; "in a hurry to lock the door".
HURRY, noun. Overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste".
HURRY, noun. The act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book".
HURRY, verb. Move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed".
HURRY, verb. Act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!".
HURRY, verb. Urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!".

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