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1 hurry /ˈhɚri/ verb
hurries; hurried; hurrying
1 hurry
/ˈhɚri/
verb
hurries; hurried; hurrying
Learner's definition of HURRY
[no object] : to move, act, or go quickly
often + up
[+ object]
: to make (someone) move, act, or go quickly
often + up
[+ object] : to carry or send (someone or something) more quickly than usual
[+ object]
: to increase the speed of (something)
: to do (something) quickly or too quickly

hurry up and wait

US, informal
used to describe a situation in which you are forced to spend a lot of time waiting
sometimes used as a noun phrase
2 hurry /ˈhɚri/ noun
2 hurry
/ˈhɚri/
noun
Learner's definition of HURRY
[noncount]
: a need to do something more quickly than usual : rush

in a hurry

: feeling a strong need to move, act, or go quickly
sometimes used to say that someone does not want to do something
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