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Definition of "hurried" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hurried" in a sentence
  • "After that, I knew it would be only a question of time until they would trace you here, and I hurried; oh, I _hurried_!"
  • "Callahan said that extends to the actual process of electing a new speaker, which she described as hurried and secretive."
  • "Williams, who had hurried from the floor for medical treatment, came back out to shoot the free throws with his eye already severely swollen."