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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. changing location rapidly;
[syn: speed, speeding, hurrying]


1. moving with great haste;
- Example: "affection for this hurrying driving...little man"
- Example: "lashed the scurrying horses"
[syn: hurrying, scurrying]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hurry \Hur"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hurried; p. pr. & vb. n. Hurrying.] [OE. horien; cf. OSw. hurra to whirl round, dial. Sw. hurr great haste, Dan. hurre to buzz, Icel. hurr hurly-burly, MHG. hurren to hurry, and E. hurr, whir to hurry; all prob. of imitative origin.] 1. To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to urge on. [1913 Webster] Impetuous lust hurries him on. --South. [1913 Webster] They hurried him abroad a bark. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To impel to precipitate or thoughtless action; to urge to confused or irregular activity. [1913 Webster] And wild amazement hurries up and down The little number of your doubtful friends. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause to be done quickly. Syn: To hasten; precipitate; expedite; quicken; accelerate; urge. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hurrying adj 1: moving with great haste; "affection for this hurrying driving...little man"; "lashed the scurrying horses" [syn: hurrying, scurrying] n 1: changing location rapidly [syn: speed, speeding, hurrying]