hurry it up

Definition of hurry it up

:to do what one is doing more quickly
  • Could you hurry it up a little please?

Word by Word Definitions

hurry play
  1. : to carry or cause to go with haste

  2. : to impel to rash or precipitate action

  3. : to impel to greater speed : prod

  1. : disturbed or disorderly activity : commotion

  2. : agitated and often bustling or disorderly haste

  3. : a state of eagerness or urgency : rush

up play
  1. : in or into a higher position or level

  2. : from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  3. : from below the horizon

  1. : risen above the horizon

  2. : standing

  3. : being out of bed

  1. used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

  2. : up into or in the

  3. : in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. : one in a high or advantageous position

  2. : an upward slope

  3. : a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. : to rise from a lying or sitting position

  2. : to move upward : ascend

  3. used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hurry it up? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak evil of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!