Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hurrying
IPA transcription: [h'ɝiɪŋ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hurrying, scurrying
    Meaning: moving with great haste; "affection for this hurrying driving...little man"; "lashed the scurrying horses"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: speed, speeding, hurrying
    Meaning: changing location rapidly
Usage examples
  • They were nearly all hurrying in one direction.
  • Little boy (without heeding, and hurrying toward the climax).
  • The next morning he met Burne hurrying along McCosh walk after a recitation.
  • I sprang up, and, hurrying toward her, I caught her in my arms and wept for joy.
  • You risk nothing in giving him a little time, and in hurrying him you may lose a great deal.
  • Peters, Lettish member of the Military Revolutionary Committee, came hurrying across the Square.
  • His feet were already in motion toward the battlefield, with Penrod and Herman hurrying in his wake.
  • "What?" I demanded, hurrying to the closet, where Ellen stood bending over something invisible to me.
  • He is immortal!" Now, hurrying, muttering up the road, the first cluster of black things reminiscent of men.
  • It is early morning, and the workers are just appearing, hurrying to the old log which is to be the scene of their labors.