hurry hurry  /ˈhɜ ri/

Definition(s):

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

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In auto-short Korea, nearly everybody walks unless he is in a hurry; in that case he runs.
  2. PTI: But you do seem to be in a hurry.

News

  1. Third PIRTEK Franchise Opens in Chicago Bringing Mobile-Based Hydraulic Hose and Fitting ...

    CHICAGO, Illinois – Businesses in the heart of Chicago, Illinois, needing hydraulic hose replacements in a hurry will benefit from PIRTEK USA's newest PIRTEK Hose Service & Supply Center that will open June 3, 2013, in the McKinley Park community. The mobile-based hydraulic hose and fitting franchise at 3440 South Ashland Avenue will reduce equipment downtime and increase productivity by ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Little upside seen for ArcelorMittal

    Traders apparently think that ArcelorMittal is going nowhere in a hurry. optionMONSTER's tracking programs detected the purchase of 12,850 December 13 calls for $0.82 and the sale of an equal number of ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: optionMONSTER via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Readers' Choice voting wraps up Friday

    Hurry and vote for your favorites in the Star Local Media Readers' Choice survey at http://www.scntx.com/contest1/ -- contest ends March 1!
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Southlake Times

Quotes

  1. "Things could go even more south in a big hurry," Paterson told reporters.
    on Dec 19, 2008 By: David Paterson Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Our plan was not to hurry, but to take our time," Pacquiao said. "It was a hard fight tonight and I needed time to test his power."
    on Nov 14, 2009 By: Manny Pacquiao Source: ESPN

  3. "He was going to pass us," Harvick said. "It was just a matter of time. From my end, it just looks like he just got in a hurry and got a little bit frustrated because he couldn't get by as easy as he wanted to."
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: Kevin Harvick Source: SI.com

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