Definition of hurry-scurry in US English:

hurry-scurry

noun

archaic
  • Disorderly haste; confused hurrying.

    haste, flurry, bustle, confusion, commotion, hubbub, hustle, urgency, agitation, turmoil
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adjective & adverb

archaic
  • With hurry and confusion.

    full speed, at full speed, full pelt, at full pelt, as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a gallop, helter-skelter, headlong, hotfoot, post-haste, hurriedly, hastily, wildly, pell-mell, impetuously, recklessly, rashly, at breakneck speed, precipitately, impulsively
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Origin

Mid 18th century: reduplication of hurry.

Pronunciation

hurry-scurry

/ˌhərēˈskərē//ˌhəriˈskəri/