Synonyms of hurry in English:

hurry


See definition of hurry

verb

1‘you'd better hurry or you'll be late’

SYNONYMS

be quick, hurry up, move quickly, go fast, hasten, make haste, speed, speed up, lose no time, press on, push on, run, dash, rush, hurtle, dart, race, fly, flash, shoot, streak, bolt, bound, blast, charge, chase, career, scurry, scramble, scamper, scuttle, sprint, gallop, go hell for leather, go like lightning

British scutter

informal whizz, whoosh, vroom, tear, scoot, hare, pelt, zip, whip, zoom, belt, beetle, buzz, get a move on, step on it, get cracking, get moving, shake a leg, go like a bat out of hell, hotfoot it, leg it, burn rubber

British informal bomb, bucket, shift, put one's foot down, get one's skates on, go like the clappers, stir one's stumps

Scottish informal wheech

North American informal hightail, barrel, boogie, clip, lay rubber, get the lead out, get a wiggle on

South African informal put foot

North American vulgar slang drag ass, haul ass, tear ass

informal, dated cut along

archaic post, hie, fleet

ANTONYMS

move slowly, dawdle

2‘she hurried him across the landing’

SYNONYMS

hustle, hasten, drive on, spur on, goad, prod

informal gee up

ANTONYMS

slow down, delay


noun

1‘in all the hurry, we forgot the picnic’

SYNONYMS

haste, flurry, bustle, confusion, commotion, hubbub, hustle, urgency, agitation, turmoil

rush, race, scramble, scurry

speed, swiftness, rapidity, quickness

literary fleetness, celerity

archaic hurry-scurry, pother

ANTONYMS

calmness