From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin a hurryin a hurryHURRYmore quickly than usual SYN in a rush Sorry, I can’t stop, I’m in a hurry. You’ll make mistakes if you do things in too much of a hurry.be in a hurry to do something Why are you in such a hurry to leave? ► Do not say that you are ‘in hurry’. Say that you are in a hurry. → hurry
Examples from the Corpusin a hurry• The driver conferred in hurried whispers with the men, and we climbed in quickly.• But I got converted in a hurry.• Jonathon Morris is a man in a hurry.• That made me move in a hurry.• I was kind of in a hurry.• Something must have come up, and she must have gone off in a hurry.• He needs to get that mailed off in a hurry.• Cars went past in a hurry to somewhere.• He was in a hurry, he told me as we shook hands and parted.