Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Moving or acting rapidly.
  • adj. Required to move or act more rapidly; rushed.
  • adj. Done in great haste: a hurried tour.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. ┬áDone in a hurry; rushed.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hurry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Urged on; hastened; going or working at speed
  • adj. Done in a hurry; hence, imperfect; careless.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Done in a hurry; exhibiting hurry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste

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Examples

  • After that, I knew it would be only a question of time until they would trace you here, and I hurried; oh, I _hurried_!

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  • Callahan said that extends to the actual process of electing a new speaker, which she described as hurried and secretive.

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  • Williams, who had hurried from the floor for medical treatment, came back out to shoot the free throws with his eye already severely swollen.

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  • When he saw them, he hurried from the entrance of his tent to meet them and bowed low to the ground.

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  • Well, hurried is a relative term, since wading through such masses of people was not quick.

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  • He spoke in hurried gasps, as though he had been running violently and far.

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  • The six o'clock whistles still reverberated when Sam Arkin hurried down the factory stairs and out to the corner where he was to meet Shenah Pessah.

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  • She was very still for a moment, smiled, trembled from head to foot, blushed scarlet, took her mother by the hand, and without a word hurried to the house.

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  • Sumner could never have told very precisely what passed after the verdict had been given, save that as in a dizzy dream he heard applause within and cheers without; then he saw the fetters on the wrists of General Benson and saw him hurried from the room between two officers, followed by Major Madison and Aurelia.

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  • But as Edwin hurried Louise away, the look that passed between the two young men was enough to blot out henceforward all friendship, all brotherhood.

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