hurry scurry

hurry scurry
Synonyms and related words:
a corps perdu, ado, agitation, amain, apace, at once, brouhaha, bundle, bustle, by forced marches, carelessly, chase, commotion, crowd, cursorily, dash, dash off, dash on, desperately, disturbance, double-time, drive, ebullience, ebullition, eddy, effervescence, embroilment, expeditiously, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation, festinate, feverishly, flurry, flutter, fume, furiously, get going, get moving, hand over fist, happen what may, haste, hasten, hastily, head over heels, headfirst, headforemost, headlong, heedlessly, heels over head, helter-skelter, holus-bolus, hotfoot, hotheadedly, hurly-burly, hurriedly, hurry, hurry on, hurry through, hurry up, hustle, immediately, impetuously, in passing, instantly, leap, like crazy, like mad, lose no time, madly, make haste, move quickly, on the run, overeagerly, overenthusiastically, overzealously, pell-mell, perturbation, plunge, post, precipitantly, precipitately, precipitously, press on, promptly, push on, quickly, race, ramble-scramble, recklessly, ruffle, run, rush, rush through, scamper, scramble, scurry, scuttle, slam-bang, slap-bang, slapdash, speedily, spurt, stir, superficially, swiftly, swirl, swirling, tear, to-do, tumult, turbulence, turmoil, uproar, vortex, wantonly, whirl, wildly, with a rush, with all haste, with dispatch, with haste, yeastiness

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  • hurry-scurry — or hurry skurry [hʉr′ēskʉr′ē] n. [redupl. of HURRY] an agitated, confused rushing about; disorderly confusion vi. hurry scurried, hurry scurrying to hurry and scurry about; act hurriedly and confusedly adj. hurried and confused adv. in a hurried …   English World dictionary

  • hurry-scurry — 1732, probably a reduplication of HURRY (Cf. hurry) formed with awareness of SCURRY (Cf. scurry) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hurry-scurry — /hʌri ˈskʌri/ (say huree skuree) noun (plural hurry scurries) 1. headlong, disorderly haste; hurry and confusion. –adverb 2. with hurrying and scurrying. 3. confusedly; in a bustle. –adjective 4. characterised by headlong, disorderly flight or… …  

  • hurry-scurry — n 1. haste, rush, precipitation; confusion, disorder; agitation, perturbation, disquietude, fidgetiness, dither, jitters, Inf. stew, Inf. sweat, Inf. cold sweat; flurry, flutter, fuss, furor, ruffle, turmoil, commotion; stir, whirl, pother, Dial …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hurry-scurry — or hurry skurry noun Etymology: reduplication of 2hurry Date: 1754 a confused rush ; turmoil • hurry scurry adjective or adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hurry-scurry — /herr ee skerr ee, hur ee skur ee/, n., adv., adj. n. 1. headlong, disorderly haste; hurry and confusion. adv. 2. with hurrying and scurrying. 3. confusedly; in a bustle. adj. 4. characterized by headlong, disorderly flight or haste. Also, hurry… …   Universalium

  • hurry-scurry — n., adj., & adv. n. disorderly haste. adj. & adv. in confusion. Etymology: jingling redupl. of HURRY …   Useful english dictionary

  • hurry-scurry — hur•ry scur•ry or hur•ry skur•ry [[t]ˈhɜr iˈskɜr i, ˈhʌr iˈskʌr i[/t]] n. 1) headlong, disorderly haste 2) with hurrying and scurrying 3) confusedly 4) characterized by haste • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • scurry — ► VERB (scurries, scurried) ▪ move hurriedly with short quick steps. ► NOUN ▪ a situation of hurried and confused movement. ORIGIN abbreviation of hurry scurry, from HURRY(Cf. ↑hurry) …   English terms dictionary

  • scurry — [skʉr′ē] vi. scurried, scurrying [< hurry scurry, redupl. of HURRY, prob. suggested by SCOUR2] to run hastily; scamper vt. to cause to scurry n. 1. the act or sound of scurrying 2. a short run or race …   English World dictionary

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