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hurry-up Syllabification: hur·ry-up
Pronunciation: /ˈhərēəp/

Definition of hurry-up in English:


[attributive] US informal
Showing, involving, or requiring haste or urgency: the hurry-up atmosphere of the court contributed to the mistake
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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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