hurrying

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Verb[edit]

hurrying

  1. Present participle of hurry.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 10, The China Governess[1]:
      With a little manœuvring they contrived to meet on the doorstep which was […] in a boiling stream of passers-by, hurrying business people speeding past in a flurry of fumes and dust in the bright haze.

Noun[edit]

hurrying (plural hurryings)

  1. The act of one who hurries; hasty motion.
    • 1832, Isaac Ambrose, Looking Unto Jesus
      Consider the hurryings of Jesus from Caiaphas to Pilate; now he stands before Pilate where he was accused of sedition, seduction and usurpation.