hurry-up

adjective

hur·​ry-up ˈhər-ē-ˌəp How to pronounce hurry-up (audio)
ˈhə-rē-
: speeded up : completed in a hurry
a hurry-up dinner

Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hurry-up was in 1902

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Cite this Entry

“Hurry-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hurry-up. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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