Definition of "rushing" []

  • To hurry or cause to hurry; hasten (verb)
  • To make a sudden attack upon (a fortress, position, person, etc) (verb)
  • To proceed or approach in a reckless manner (verb)
  • To come, flow, swell, etc, quickly or suddenly (verb)
  • To cheat, esp by grossly overcharging (verb)
  • To make a concerted effort to secure the agreement, participation, etc, of (a person) (verb)
  • To gain ground by running forwards with the ball (verb)
  • The act or condition of rushing (noun)
  • A sudden surge towards someone or something (noun)
  • A sudden surge of sensation, esp produced by a drug (noun)
  • A sudden demand (noun)
  • Requiring speed or urgency (adjective)
  • Characterized by much movement, business, etc (adjective)
  • Present participle of rush. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "rushing" in a sentence
  • "You know, you've heard the term rushing like a river."
  • ""Wow! this is what I call rushing the mourners!" gasped Bandy-legs, after they had made sure that the rattler was as dead as might be expected before sundown; for Owen declared that he had some sort of belief in the old saying that "cut up a snake as you will, its tail will wriggle until sunset.""
  • "I for one do not believe in rushing to judgement before all the cards are on the table."