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1. hurry

verb. ['ˈhɝːi'] move very fast.

Synonyms

  • speed
  • flutter
  • move
  • run
  • locomote
  • dart
  • fleet
  • whizz
  • flit
  • go
  • zip
  • travel
  • travel rapidly
  • zoom along
  • zoom

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • push
  • raise
  • pull

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Words that Rhyme with Hurry

  • kebab-n-kurry
  • mcmurry
  • mcmurrey
  • macmurray
  • vickery
  • mccurry
  • margory
  • demory
  • demery
  • ulery
  • towery
  • slurry
  • scurry
  • flury
  • flurry
  • blurry
  • worry
  • ury
  • urie
  • uri
  • urey
  • surry
  • surrey
  • murry
  • murrie
  • murrey
  • murree
  • murray
  • hurri
  • gurry

How do you pronounce hurry?

Pronounce hurry as ˈhəri.

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Example sentences of the word hurry


1. Noun, singular or mass
But when there are septic tank smells in the yard, it can kill the fun in a hurry.

2. Verb, base form
You can hurry the process along by covering the damp area with baking soda.

Quotes containing the word hurry


1. You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

2. Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
- Winston S. Churchill

3. Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
- A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

2. hurry

verb. ['ˈhɝːi'] act or move at high speed.

Synonyms

  • festinate
  • act
  • hasten
  • move
  • look sharp

Antonyms

  • rush
  • converge
  • enter
  • hop out

3. hurry

noun. ['ˈhɝːi'] a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry.

Synonyms

  • urgency

Antonyms

  • fall
  • ascend

4. hurry

noun. ['ˈhɝːi'] overly eager speed (and possible carelessness).

Synonyms

  • speed
  • hastiness
  • precipitation
  • precipitousness
  • precipitance
  • haste
  • precipitancy
  • fastness
  • suddenness
  • precipitateness
  • hurriedness
  • swiftness

Antonyms

  • order
  • descend
  • recede
  • ride

5. hurry

noun. ['ˈhɝːi'] the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner.

Synonyms

  • rush
  • movement
  • motion
  • haste
  • scramble
  • rushing
  • scamper
  • scurry
  • move
  • bolt

Antonyms

  • slow
  • fast
  • deceleration
  • acceleration

6. hurry

verb. ['ˈhɝːi'] urge to an unnatural speed.

Synonyms

  • festinate
  • hasten
  • urge
  • exhort
  • urge on
  • look sharp
  • press

Antonyms

  • go
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
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