hurry-up


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hur·ry-up

(hûr′ē-ŭp′, hŭr′-)
adj.
Carried out as rapidly as possible, especially in the final minutes of a football game: a hurry-up offense.
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hur′ry-up`



adj.
characterized by speed or the need for speed; quick.
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hurry-up

adjective
Informal. Designed to meet emergency needs as quickly as possible:
Informal: crash, rush.
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Mega spenders Clermont made it to the Champions' Cup final in a fortnight but they were given the mother-of-all hurry-ups by McCall's team with young guns Billy Vunipola and Maro Itojey leading the charge.
Mega-euro spenders Clermont will contest the Champions Cup final in a fortnight but they were given the mother-of-all hurry-ups by McCall's team with young guns Billy Vunipola and Maro Itojey leading the charge.
Germs like Hurry-Ups so much better than some careful Never-Forgetter!