English dictionary definition of:

rushes


Noun

  • the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
  • a sudden forceful flow
  • grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems
  • physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)
  • the swift release of a store of affective force
  • a sudden burst of activity
  • (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line

Verb

  • move fast
  • attack suddenly
  • urge to an unnatural speed
  • act or move at high speed
  • run with the ball, in football
  • cause to move fast or to rush or race
  • cause to occur rapidly

Adjective

  • not accepting reservations
  • done under pressure

Thesaurus

bang   boot   charge   festinate   first-come-first-serve   flush   haste   hasten   hie   hotfoot   hurry   induce   kick   race   rushed   rushing   spate   speed   stimulate   surge   thrill   upsurge  

Scrabble score for rushes


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 08:21:16 on 13-03-20

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