hurrying hurrying  /ˈhɜ ri ɪŋ/


  1. (n) changing location rapidly
  2. (adj) moving with great haste



  1. The city government was considering exterminating the pigeons that drop their excrement on park benches, statues and hurrying pedestrians.
  2. Those rules have since been eased, and Apple and Unicom are now hurrying to bring wi-fi phones to the Chinese market, Clark says.
  3. But today there is an eerie silence, with only the occasional resident hurrying home, eyes to the ground.


  1. Royal Gorge fire claims 20 structures; bridge and Canon City intact

    CANON CITY-- If it hadn't been for a Royal Gorge Bridge and Park magician in a "fancy painted truck," 70-year-old William Agee probably wouldn't have been able to protect his beloved 1983 Ford Mustang. In a last ditch effort to return into an evacuated area where the Royal Gorge Fire was approaching his home, Agee waved down the magician so he could hitchhike past police who were hurrying people ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Colorado Springs Gazette

  2. Game thread: Yankees 3, Mariners 1, top 7th

    The Mariners tied it up in the fourth, but then the Yankees retook a 2-1 lead in the fifth when Ichiro walked and took second on a single by Chris Stewart with one out. Brett Gardner then hit a potential double-play ball. But Nick Franklin dropped the ball at second in hurrying to make the
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

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  1. "I can remember going back home after the first day of practice and I woke up and it was snowing, and I said, 'Well, there's no need in hurrying back to Rockingham,'" Baker said.
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Buddy Baker Source: Brownsville Herald

  2. "I was trying to be more aggressive, yeah. When I was playing against a big player before, I was still like, very hurrying too much on the court, and doing so many mistakes. So I wanted to be better now," Safarova said.
    on Jan 21, 2007 By: Lucie Safarova Source: The Australian

  3. "It depends if the swelling goes down," Damon said. "If it feels good, I'll start hurrying up."
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Johnny Damon Source: Hartford Courant

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