Skurry \Skur"ry\, n. & v. See {Scurry}. [1913 Webster]

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  • skurry — ˈskər.]ē, ˈskə.r], ]i chiefly Britain variant of scurry * * * skurry same as ↑scurry …   Useful english dictionary

  • skurry — skur·ry …   English syllables

  • Hurry-skurry — Hur ry skur ry, adv. [An imitative word; cf. Sw. skorra to rattle, snarl, E. scurry.] Confusedly; in a bustle. [Obs.] Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hurry-skurry — noun see hurry scurry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hurry-skurry — noun To hurry; act hurriedly …   Wiktionary

  • hurry-skurry — I. n. (Colloq.) Flutter, flurry, agitation, confusion, hurry, fluttering haste, great confusion. II. ad. Confusedly, pell mell, helter skelter, headlong, with a huddling rush, heels over head …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hurry-skurry — I. adverb (or adjective) see hurry scurry I II. noun see hurry scurry II * * * hurrˈy scurrˈy or hurrˈy skurrˈy noun Confusion and bustle adverb Confusedly • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • USS Scurry (AM-304) — was a steel hulled Admirable Class Minesweeper constructed for the U.S. Navy during World War II. She was crewed by sailors who were trained in minesweeping, and quickly sent to the Pacific Ocean to clear minefields so that Allied Forces could… …   Wikipedia

  • Haste — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Haste >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 haste haste urgency Sgm: N 1 despatch despatch dispatch Sgm: N 1 acceleration acceleration spurt spirt forced march rush dash Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • Excitability — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Excess of sensitiveness. < N PARAG:Excitability >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 excitability excitability impetuosity vehemence Sgm: N 1 boisterousness boisterousness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 turbulence turbulence Sgm: N 1… …   English dictionary for students

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