1. [ noun ] (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line
Synonyms: rush

"the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"

Related terms: run American_football
2. [ noun ] the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
Synonyms: rush haste hurry

"in his haste to leave he forgot his book"

Related terms: motion scamper dash rush rush rush
3. [ adjective ] moving with extreme rapidity

"sidewalks jammed with rushing crowds"

Related terms: moving
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1488