Definition of hurriedly in English:

hurriedly

adverb

  • In a quick or hasty manner.

    ‘he hurriedly packed his things and left’
    • ‘She handed over some local stew, and watched as the men ate hurriedly.’
    • ‘Police hurriedly evacuated thousands of tourists and theatre-goers.’
    • ‘The local library found that they had left him out of an exhibition celebrating local writers and artists, and it hurriedly cobbled together a tribute.’
    • ‘A rescue party was hurriedly assembled and prepared to leave Friday morning, but another blizzard blew in from the west and paralyzed all movement.’
    • ‘Before he left, one of the servants gave him a letter, which Frederick hurriedly stuffed into his pocket.’
    • ‘I dressed hurriedly and ran down the empty stairs.’
    • ‘She hurriedly shoved the book back into its hideout as she heard steps mounting the stairs.’
    • ‘One younger man began to whisper hurriedly to the captain.’
    • ‘The governors were forced to hurriedly rewrite budgets and revise laws.’
    • ‘He made frantic promises of repayment and hurriedly scribbled an IOU on government stationery.’

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