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Definition of hurray

"hurray" is probably misspelled. Trying hurry instead Definition of hurry

1. hurry [ v ] move very fast
Examples: "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"

Used in print:

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

Leaving Lee 's office , Mrs._Shaefer hurried over to her family physician , who treated her for burned tissue .

(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)

In 1914 when the town was chosen for the U._S._Amateur_Golf tournament , a representative hurried here from the Boston manager 's office .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

So we hurried over .

(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)

Michelangelo hurried to Sangallo 's solitary bachelor room with his sketches , asked the architect to design a stand which would simulate the seated Madonna .

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

When Kate hurried in alarm to tell him to put it out , she saw other dots of flames among the western Virginia hills from the few scattered fires of the faithful .

Synonyms hurry speed zip travel_rapidly Related Terms travel run flit zoom accelerate speed speed haste

2. hurry [ v ] act or move at high speed
Examples: "We have to rush!" "hurry--it's late!"

Used in print:

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

The future would happen ; he did not have_to hurry it by thinking too_much .

Synonyms hurry hasten rush festinate look_sharp Related Terms act haste festination rusher

3. hurry [ n ] a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
Examples: "in a hurry to lock the door"

Used in print:

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

As for rebuilding , well , that might be looked_into , but there was no hurry , no hurry at_all .

As for rebuilding , well , that might be looked_into , but there was no hurry , no hurry at_all .

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

Alex told her that there was no hurry for their breakfasts , trying at_the_same_time to effect a speedy separation of the persons before and behind him .

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

The policeman 's eyes rather popped for a second ; but then Arlene got another tone in a hurry , and she said , `` If it was n't for these dear children '' - .

Synonyms hurry haste Related Terms urgency rush

4. hurry [ n ] overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
Examples: "he soon regretted his haste"

Used in print:

(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)

He is in a hurry to write another essay against culture .

Synonyms haste hurry hurriedness precipitation hastiness Related Terms speed abruptness rush

5. hurry [ v ] urge to an unnatural speed
Examples: "Don't rush me, please!"

Used in print:

(Perry Miller "Theodore Parker: Apostasy within Liberalism"...)

- that should a minister in Boston trust himself to his heart , should he `` speak without book , and consequently break some law of speech , or be hurried into some daring hyperbole , he should find little mercy '' .

Synonyms rush hurry Related Terms delay urge rush

6. hurry [ n ] the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
Examples: "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"

Synonyms rush haste rushing hurry Related Terms motion scamper dash rush rush rush

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