Definition of hurry-scurry in English:

hurry-scurry

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archaic

noun

[mass noun]
  • Disorderly haste: all was now hurry-scurry

adjective & adverb

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  • With hurry and confusion: [as adverb]: the mob fled hurry-scurry [as adjective]: a hurry-scurry retreat

Origin

mid 18th century: reduplication of hurry.

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