Definition of tearing in English:


Line breaks: tear|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛːrɪŋ


Violent; extreme: he did seem to be in a tearing hurry the tearing wind
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  • The original plans, necessarily produced in a tearing hurry, had to be modified.
  • I'm in a tearing hurry because I'm frantically looking up stuff on DDB, and their clients, their credo, that sort of thing.
  • On days like today, sipping peppermint tea, watching from a cafe window as everyone else seems to be in such in a tearing hurry, Kelly himself would probably agree with that.

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