hurry-scurry

noun
hur·​ry-scur·​ry | \ ˌhər-ē-ˈskər-ē How to pronounce hurry-scurry (audio) , ˌhə-rē-ˈskə-rē \
variants: or hurry-skurry

Definition of hurry-scurry

: a confused rush : turmoil

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Other Words from hurry-scurry

hurry-scurry adjective or adverb

First Known Use of hurry-scurry

1754, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hurry-scurry

reduplication of hurry entry 2

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The first known use of hurry-scurry was in 1754

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“Hurry-scurry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hurry-scurry. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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