Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / hurry-scurry
FEEDBACK

hurry-scurry

See definition of hurry-scurry on Dictionary.com

synonyms for hurry-scurry

  • chaotic
  • haphazard
  • hurried
  • arbitrary
  • carelessly
  • confused
  • disorderly
  • hastily
  • hit or miss
  • in disorder
  • random
  • recklessly
  • slapdash

antonyms for hurry-scurry

MOST RELEVANT
  • organized
  • systematic
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
Reign Supreme Over These Legal Terms Used By The Supreme Court
START THE QUIZ

How to use hurry-scurry in a sentence

With him one is at high pressure all the time, and I have gained a good many more ideas from him than I can work up in a hurry.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The little crowd and the boats on the beach were right under them and no one paid any attention or seemed to be in a hurry.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
That was because he was hungry, you see, but pigs nearly always eat fast, as though they were continually in a hurry.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Murat was in no hurry to commence his reign, and his subjects showed no great anxiety to see their new ruler.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Enough for him that it was one of the hated race, to be killed in a violent hurry or fled from in tremendous haste!
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
"Warn the men, and arrange tanks and chutes accordingly; for Harvey Cheyne is in a hurry, a hurry—hurry," sang the wires.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Accustomed to the bustle and hurry of a soldier's life, he was too old to acquire the tastes of a life of tranquillity.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
In a hurry to catch the home-returning vessel, the writer appears to have forgotten the change in the year.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Mr. Grenville, who was not in any case the man to do things in a hurry, nevertheless proceeded very leisurely in the matter.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
They hurry in a frenzy up the back-stairs about 1.25, and they pace up and down in a frenzy till half-past one.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO HURRY-SCURRY

  • arbitrary
  • carelessly
  • chaotic
  • confused
  • disorderly
  • haphazard
  • hastily
  • hit or miss
  • hurried
  • hurry-scurry
  • in disorder
  • random
  • recklessly
  • slapdash
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.