Definition of rushing in English:

rushing

adjective

  • 1Moving with urgent haste.

    ‘he seems so calm amid all the rushing people’
    1. 1.1 (of air or a liquid) flowing strongly.
      ‘responders attempted to shut off the rushing water’
  • 2American Football
    (of a player) advancing rapidly towards an opposing player, especially the quarterback.

    ‘one of the interceptions came on a pass that deflected off the knee of a rushing lineman’
    1. 2.1 (of a play, player, etc.) characterized by gaining yardage or scoring a touchdown or conversion due to a player running from scrimmage with the ball.
      ‘he scored a rushing touchdown on the 4th down’
      ‘he is becoming the best rushing quarterback in NFL history’

noun

mass noun
  • 1The action of moving with urgent haste.

    ‘despite all the rushing and hustling, we still feel on Christmas there is something wonderful about life’
  • 2American Football
    The action of advancing rapidly towards an opposing player, especially the quarterback.

    ‘there is no defensive rushing allowed during the kick’
    1. 2.1 The action of gaining yardage or scoring a touchdown or conversion by running from scrimmage with the ball.
      ‘they have a really good offensive line as far as rushing is concerned’
  • 3US The process in which a college student visits a fraternity or sorority with a view to joining it.

    ‘rushing is a popular option for first- and second-year students’

Pronunciation

rushing

/ˈrʌʃɪŋ/