Share this entry
hurry-scurry Line breaks: hurry-scurry

Definition of hurry-scurry in English:


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

adjective& adverb

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


Mid 18th century: reduplication of hurry.

Definition of hurry-scurry in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources