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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 informal bomb, bucket, shift, put one's foot down, get one's skates on, go like the clappers, stir one's stumps
    Scottish informal wheech
    North American informal hightail, barrel, boogie, clip, lay rubber, get the lead out, get a wiggle on
    South African informal put foot
    North American vulgar slang drag/tear/haul ass
    informal, dated cut along
    archaic post, 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
    informal gee up
    [Antonyms] slow down, delay
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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
    literary fleetness, celerity
    archaic hurry-scurry, pother
    [Antonyms] calmness
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