Meaning of “be in a tearing hurry” in the English Dictionary


"be in a tearing hurry" in English

See all translations

be in a tearing hurry

UK old-fashioned

to be going somewhere very quickly, usually because you are late

(Definition of “be in a tearing hurry” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!