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hurry-scurry

Line breaks: hurry-scurry
archaic

Definition of hurry-scurry in English:

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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