To hurry is to rush, or to move quickly. If you're late for a movie and you don't want to miss the beginning, you'll have to hurry into the theater, not stopping to buy popcorn.
When you're out for a walk and the sun begins to set, you might hurry home before it gets dark — in other words, move rapidly, or in haste. You can also hurry someone else, encouraging them to speed up. Your math teacher may criticize your sloppy work by commenting, "Looks like you were in a hurry." Hurry is one of many words that were invented by William Shakespeare, who used it frequently.
v move very fast
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dart, fleet, flit, flutter
move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
whizz, whizz along, zoom, zoom along
move along very quickly
flutter like a butterfly
clip, jog, trot
run at a moderately swift pace
scamper, scurry, scuttle, skitter
to move about or proceed hurriedly
run easily and fairly fast
run around the bases, in baseball
run naked in a public place
run with the ball; in such sports as football
run faster than
run for exercise
run very fast, usually for a short distance
run with the ball, in football
run quickly, like a hare