1. rushing

noun. ['ˈrʌʃɪŋ'] (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line.


  • running game
  • run
  • rush
  • running


  • reserved
  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat

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Rhymes with Rushing

  • flushing
  • blushing
  • gushing

How do you pronounce rushing?

Pronounce rushing as ˈrəʃɪŋ.

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Sentences with rushing

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
This is also why cats wear their supercilious expressions when they see us rushing frantically about!

Quotes about rushing

1. I am definitely a Type A personality, always rushing around, trying to do too much, not good at just lying on the beach. But I'm so thankful for everything I have: wonderfully supportive parents and sisters, the best husband in the world, terrific students I love teaching and hanging out with, and above all, my two amazing daughters.
- Amy Chua

2. Most people are enduring a marginalized isolation. One of the great obstacles to modern friendships is the 'religion of rush.' People are rushing all the time through time. Friendship takes time.
- John O'Donohue

3. Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.
- Hanh Nhat Thich

2. rushing

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


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


  • inelegance
  • stay in place
  • delay
  • refrain