Durry vs Hurry - What's the difference?

durry | hurry |


As nouns the difference between durry and hurry

is that durry is (australia and new zealand|colloquial|slang) a cigarette, especially a roll-your-own while hurry is rushed action.

As a verb hurry is

(label) to do things quickly.

durry

English

Alternative forms

* durrie

Noun

(durries)
  • (Australia and New Zealand, colloquial, slang) A cigarette, especially a roll-your-own.
  • * 2003 , , Far from Maddy , page 224,
  • “Fire-head lady, you got a smoke?” asks the younger of the two men. “You got a durry . Cigarette.” His timbre is low but void of inflexion. “Come,” he says again, brown hand scooping the air in front of him.
  • * 2004 , Jay Verney, Percussion , page 118,
  • He pulled a tobacco pouch out of his pocket with a plastic bag containing what had to be a mind-altering substance. “You?re welcome to join me in a durry ,” he said, rolling himself a cigarette.
  • * 2007 , Kevin Hallewell, Woop Woop , page 151,
  • He thought for a moment as he deftly rolled the paper and tobacco into a durry , licked the edge and stuck it down.
    Synonyms
    * cancer stick, fag

    hurry

    English

    Noun

  • Rushed action.
  • * '>citation
  • Urgency.
  • (sports) In American football, an incidence of a defensive player forcing the quarterback to act faster than the quarterback was prepared to, resulting in a failed offensive play.
  • Derived terms

    * in a hurry

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • (label) To do things quickly.
  • :
  • *
  • *:There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy.Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors. Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry , with futile energy, from place to place.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. He had him gripped firmly by the arm, since he felt it was not safe to let him loose, and he had no immediate idea what to do with him.}}
  • (label) Often with (up), to speed up the rate of doing something.
  • :
  • (label) To cause to be done quickly.
  • (label) To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to urge on.
  • *(Robert South) (1634–1716)
  • *:Impetuous lust hurries him on.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:They hurried him aboard a bark.
  • (label) To impel to precipitate or thoughtless action; to urge to confused or irregular activity.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:And wild amazement hurries up and down / The little number of your doubtful friends.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    See also

    * haste * hurry up * di di mau 1000 English basic words