hurry-scurry

(redirected from hurry-skurrying)

hur·ry-scur·ry

also hur·ry-skur·ry (hûr′ē-skûr′ē, hŭr′ē-skŭr′ē)
intr.v. hur·ry-scur·ried, hur·ry-scur·ry·ing, hur·ry-scur·ries also hur·ry-skur·ried or hur·ry-skur·ry·ing or hur·ry-skur·ries
To move or act with undue hurry and confusion.
n. pl. hur·ry-scur·ries also hur·ry-skur·ries
Confused haste; agitation.

[Reduplication of hurry.]

hur′ry-scur′ry adj.

hurry-scurry

adv
in frantic haste
adj
hasty and disorderly
n
disordered haste
vb (intr)
to rush about in confusion
[C18: reduplication of hurry; compare helter-skelter]

hur•ry-scur•ry

or hur•ry-skur•ry

(ˈhɜr iˈskɜr i, ˈhʌr iˈskʌr i)

n.
1. headlong, disorderly haste.
adv.
2. with hurrying and scurrying.
3. confusedly.
adj.
4. characterized by haste.
[1725–35]

hurry-scurry


Past participle: hurry-scurried
Gerund: hurry-scurrying

Imperative
hurry-scurry
hurry-scurry
Present
I hurry-scurry
you hurry-scurry
he/she/it hurry-scurries
we hurry-scurry
you hurry-scurry
they hurry-scurry
Preterite
I hurry-scurried
you hurry-scurried
he/she/it hurry-scurried
we hurry-scurried
you hurry-scurried
they hurry-scurried
Present Continuous
I am hurry-scurrying
you are hurry-scurrying
he/she/it is hurry-scurrying
we are hurry-scurrying
you are hurry-scurrying
they are hurry-scurrying
Present Perfect
I have hurry-scurried
you have hurry-scurried
he/she/it has hurry-scurried
we have hurry-scurried
you have hurry-scurried
they have hurry-scurried
Past Continuous
I was hurry-scurrying
you were hurry-scurrying
he/she/it was hurry-scurrying
we were hurry-scurrying
you were hurry-scurrying
they were hurry-scurrying
Past Perfect
I had hurry-scurried
you had hurry-scurried
he/she/it had hurry-scurried
we had hurry-scurried
you had hurry-scurried
they had hurry-scurried
Future
I will hurry-scurry
you will hurry-scurry
he/she/it will hurry-scurry
we will hurry-scurry
you will hurry-scurry
they will hurry-scurry
Future Perfect
I will have hurry-scurried
you will have hurry-scurried
he/she/it will have hurry-scurried
we will have hurry-scurried
you will have hurry-scurried
they will have hurry-scurried
Future Continuous
I will be hurry-scurrying
you will be hurry-scurrying
he/she/it will be hurry-scurrying
we will be hurry-scurrying
you will be hurry-scurrying
they will be hurry-scurrying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hurry-scurrying
you have been hurry-scurrying
he/she/it has been hurry-scurrying
we have been hurry-scurrying
you have been hurry-scurrying
they have been hurry-scurrying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hurry-scurrying
you will have been hurry-scurrying
he/she/it will have been hurry-scurrying
we will have been hurry-scurrying
you will have been hurry-scurrying
they will have been hurry-scurrying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hurry-scurrying
you had been hurry-scurrying
he/she/it had been hurry-scurrying
we had been hurry-scurrying
you had been hurry-scurrying
they had been hurry-scurrying
Conditional
I would hurry-scurry
you would hurry-scurry
he/she/it would hurry-scurry
we would hurry-scurry
you would hurry-scurry
they would hurry-scurry
Past Conditional
I would have hurry-scurried
you would have hurry-scurried
he/she/it would have hurry-scurried
we would have hurry-scurried
you would have hurry-scurried
they would have hurry-scurried
Translations

hurry-scurry

nGewühl nt, → Gewimmel nt
vi(hin und her) hasten, herumschwirren; (children, insects)wuseln
References in classic literature ?
Besides, you are perfectly able to protect Telemachus, and to see him safely home again, while the suitors have to come hurry-skurrying back without having killed him.