Definition of Hurrying

1. Noun. Changing location rapidly.

Exact synonyms: Speed, Speeding
Generic synonyms: Motion, Move, Movement
Specialized synonyms: Acceleration, Quickening, Speedup, Deceleration, Scud, Scudding
Derivative terms: Hurry, Speed, Speed, Speed, Speed, Speedy, Speed, Speed



2. Adjective. Moving with great haste. "Lashed the scurrying horses"
Exact synonyms: Scurrying
Similar to: Fast

Definition of Hurrying

1. Verb. (present participle of hurry) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hurrying

1. hurry [v] - See also: hurry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hurrying

hurricanoes
hurricanos
hurried
hurried up
hurriedly
hurriedness
hurriednesses
hurrier
hurriers
hurries
hurries up
hurry
hurry-skurry
hurry up
hurryed
hurrying (current term)
hurrying up
hurryingly
hurryings
hurst
hursts
hurt
hurt locker
hurt someone's feelings
hurtable
hurted
hurter
hurters
hurtest
hurteth

Literary usage of Hurrying

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1862)
"hurrying ON. hurrying on in the midst of excitement, Pushing extravagant projects through, Few of us know or pause ever to question— Ever to ask where we're ..."

2. Cullings from the Confederacy: A Collection of Southern Poems, Original and by Nora Fontaine M. Davidson (1903)
"hurrying on in the midst of excitement, Pushing extravagant projects through; Few of us know or pause e'en to question— Even to ask where we're hurrying to. ..."

3. The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism by Confucius, James Legge (1885)
"According to the rules for hurrying to attend the mourning rites, when one first heard that the mourning rites for a relative were going on, he wailed as he ..."

4. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"This unwonted cry sent a thrill through the heart of every one, and, hurrying on deck, we found the vessel hove flat aback, with all her studding-sails set; ..."

5. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (1883)
"Drays, carts, men, boys, all go hurrying from many quarters to a common centre, the wharf. Assembled there, the people fasten their eyes upon the ..."

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