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Synonyms of hurry in English:


  • 1 you'd better hurry or you'll be late
    be quick, hurry up, move quickly, go fast, hasten, make haste, speed, speed up, lose no time, press on, push on, run, dash, rush, hurtle, dart, race, fly, flash, shoot, streak, bolt, bound, blast, charge, chase, career, scurry, scramble, scamper, scuttle, sprint, gallop, go hell for leather, go like lightning;
    British scutter
    British informalbomb, bucket, shift, put one's foot down, get one's skates on, go like the clappers, stir one's stumps
    Scottish informalwheech
    North American informalhightail, barrel, boogie, clip, lay rubber, get the lead out, get a wiggle on
    South African informalput foot
    North American vulgar slangdrag/tear/haul ass
    informal, , datedcut along
    archaicpost, hie, fleet
    [Antonyms] move slowly, dawdle
  • 2 she hurried him across the landing
    hustle, hasten, push (on), urge (on), drive on, spur on, goad, prod
    informalgee up
    [Antonyms] slow down, delay
  • noun

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  • in all the hurry, we forgot the picnic
    haste, flurry, bustle, confusion, commotion, hubbub, hustle, urgency, agitation, turmoil;
    rush, race, scramble, scurry;
    speed, swiftness, rapidity, quickness
    [Antonyms] calmness
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