Definition of hurry-up in English:

hurry-up

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adjective

[attributive] US informal
  • Showing, involving, or requiring haste or urgency: [attributive]: this dish is especially good when you’re in a hurry-up day
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    • Unfortunately, as you could probably guess, the room was pretty packed, so I only got to play losing, hurry-up poker for about 45 minutes and again, no hands of note took place.
    • When I woke it was much later than I had expected, and everything's been double-time and hurry-up since then.
    • But it should be obvious that next year's hurry-up primary season puts an absolute premium on early momentum.

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