hurried hurried  /ˈhɜ rid/


  1. (adj) moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste
  2. (n) a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
  3. (n) overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
  4. (n) the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
  5. (v) move very fast
  6. (v) act or move at high speed
  7. (v) urge to an unnatural speed

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  1. When the shooting subsided, Jamal and his son hurried through the junction.
  2. Men may not have hurried to get the unattractive faces off the screen, but neither did they linger over them the way they did the attractive faces.
  3. Then we hurried along the jigsaw passageways of the West Wing and into the press room.


  1. LR Family: Fitness Father Figures

    A hurried lifestyle running from point A to point B as a family does not equate to healthful living. Aerobic exercise and unstructured active play often take a backseat to other pulls on our attention.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KTHV Little Rock

  2. VIDEO: Deer goes grocery shopping

    Customers are shocked by the deer's hurried need for a 10 for 10 sale, while a police officer is seen chasing after him.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: News Channel 5 Cleveland


  1. "He jumped from his chair, very hurried and agitated," Hickel recalled.
    on Nov 15, 2008 By: Walter Hickel Source: FOXNews

  2. "I thought we showed a lot more patience on the offensive end than we have in a long time," Boston College coach Al Skinner said. "We didn't really play hurried."
    on Mar 15, 2007 By: Al Skinner Source: ESPN

  3. "Then after that, just try to get something toward the basket. When I went into my move, I kind of fumbled it a little, hurried up, tried to find it, pick it up. Just tried to get it up off the glass and it went in. That was a good play, a fumble...
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: Jeff Green Source: ESPN

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