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- 1very quickly or more quickly than usual He had to leave in a hurry.
- 2 not having enough time to do something Sorry, I don't have time to do it now—I'm in a hurry.
in a hurryjump to other results
impatient to do something My daughter is in such a hurry to grow up. Why are you in such a hurry to sell?
in a hurry to do somethingjump to other results
- 1having plenty of time I don't mind waiting—I'm not in any particular hurry. Serve this lady first—I'm in no hurry.
- 2not wanting or not willing to do something We were in no hurry to get back to work after the holiday.
in no hurry (to do something), not in a/any hurry (to do something)jump to other results
used to say that someone does not want to do something again because it was not enjoyable I won't be going there again in a hurry—the food was terrible.
somebody will not do something again in a hurry (informal)jump to other results