Definitions for HURLhɜrl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. (v.t.)to throw or fling with great force or vigor; cast.

  2. to throw or cast down.

  3. to utter with vehemence:

    to hurl insults at the umpire.

  4. (v.i.)to throw a missile.

  5. (n.)a forcible or violent throw; fling.

Origin of hurl:

1175–1225; ME; cf. LG hurreln to toss


Princeton's WordNet

  1. hurl, cast(verb)

    a violent throw

  2. hurl, hurtle, cast(verb)

    throw forcefully

  3. lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust(verb)

    make a thrusting forward movement

  4. hurl, throw(verb)

    utter with force; utter vehemently

    "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. hurl(verb)ˈɝl

    to throw sth very hard

    protesters hurling stones at police

  2. hurlˈɝl

    ***to say lots of negative things to sb

    ***to hurl insults/abuse/criticism at sb


  1. hurl(Noun)

    A throw, especially a violent throw.

    He managed a hurl of 50.3 metres.

  2. hurl(Noun)

    The act of vomiting.

  3. hurl(Noun)

    The act of hitting the sliotar with the hurley.

  4. hurl(Noun)

    (car) ride

  5. hurl(Verb)

    To throw (something) with force.

  6. hurl(Verb)

    To subject (someone) to negative emotions.

  7. hurl(Verb)

    To participate in the sport of hurling.

  8. hurl(Verb)

    To vomit.

    Pass me the bucket, I've got to hurl.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hurl(verb)

    to send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a stone or lance

  2. Hurl(verb)

    to emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to hurl charges or invective

  3. Hurl(verb)

    to twist or turn

  4. Hurl(verb)

    to hurl one's self; to go quickly

  5. Hurl(verb)

    to perform the act of hurling something; to throw something (at another)

  6. Hurl(verb)

    to play the game of hurling. See Hurling

  7. Hurl(noun)

    the act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a fling

  8. Hurl(noun)

    tumult; riot; hurly-burly

  9. Hurl(noun)

    a table on which fiber is stirred and mixed by beating with a bowspring

Translations for HURL

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to throw violently

He hurled himself to the ground; They hurled rocks/insults at their attackers.

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