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Main Entry: 1hur·ry
Pronunciation: 'h&r-E, 'h&-rE
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): hur·ried; hur·ry·ing
Etymology: perhaps from Middle English horyen
Date: 1592
transitive verb
1 a : to carry or cause to go with haste <hurry them to the hospital> b : to impel to rash or precipitate action
2 a : to impel to greater speed : PROD <used spurs to hurry the horse> b : EXPEDITE c : to perform with undue haste <hurry a minuet>
intransitive verb : to move or act with haste <please hurry up>
- hur·ri·er noun