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Adjective: hurried  hur-id or hú-rid [N. Amer], hú-rid [Brit]
  1. Moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste
    "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job"
Verb: hurry  hur-ee or hú-ree [N. Amer], hú-ree [Brit]
  1. Move or travel very quickly
    "He hurried down the hall to receive his guests";
    - rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie [archaic], speed, race, pelt along [informal], rush along, bucket along [informal], belt along [informal], step on it [informal], travel rapidly, zip [informal], zoom, zoom along, whizz [informal], whizz along [informal], bucket [informal], wing [informal], pelt [informal], barrel [informal], rocket [informal], belt [informal]
  2. Move faster or act quickly or quicker
    "hurry--it's late!";
    - rush, hasten, look sharp, festinate [archaic], hurry up, get a move on [informal], make haste
  3. Urge to an unnatural speed
    "Don't hurry me, please!";
    - rush

See also: fast, flying, Gadarene, hasty, headlong, helter-skelter, overhasty, pell-mell, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, quick, rush, rushed

Type of: act, exhort, go, locomote, move, press, travel, urge, urge on

Antonym: unhurried

Encyclopedia: Hurry, John