Meaning of “rush” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ no plural ] us uk /rʌʃ/

a sudden fast movement of something:

a rush of air
She felt a sudden rush of blood to her face.

More examples


a lot of things happening or a lot of people trying to do something:

[ + to do sth ] There was a mad rush to get tickets for the concert.

B2 a situation in which you have to hurry or move somewhere quickly:

I'm sorry I can't talk now, I'm in a rush.

(Definition of “rush noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)