What does hurler mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pitcher, hurler, twirlernoun

    (baseball) the person who does the pitching

    "our pitcher has a sore arm"


  1. hurlernoun

    Agent noun of hurl; someone who hurls or throws.

  2. hurlernoun

    An 1800s baseball term meaning the pitcher.

  3. hurlernoun

    Someone who participates in the sport of hurling.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Hurlernoun

    One that plays at hurling.

    Etymology: from hurl.

    The hurlers must hurl man to man, and not two set upon one man at once. Richard Carew, Survey of Cornwal.


  1. hurler

    A hurler is a player in the sport of hurling, an outdoor team game of ancient Gaelic and Irish origin. The role involves using a wooden stick called a hurl or hurley to hit a small ball (sliotar) between the opponents' goalposts. The term 'hurler' can also refer to someone who throws something with a lot of force.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hurlernoun

    one who hurls, or plays at hurling

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hurler is ranked #142108 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hurler surname appeared 117 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Hurler.

    93.1% or 109 total occurrences were White.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hurler in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hurler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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