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Definitions of hurl

  1. To move rapidly; to whirl; to play at a kind of game of ball; as the act of throwing with violence; tumult; commotion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To throw with violence; utter with vehemence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a stone or lance. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to hurl charges or invective. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To throw with violence; drive. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To throw with violence: to utter with vehemence. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. To throw with violence. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To hurl one's self; to go quickly. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To perform the act of hurling something; to throw something (at another). Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To play the game of hurling. See Hurling. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To make a noise by threwing: to move rapidly: to whirl. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. To drive through the air with a whirring noise; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; to utter with vehemence; to whirl. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. The act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a fling. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Tumult; riot; hurly-burly. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. A table on which fiber is stirred and mixed by beating with a bowspring. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. The act of throwing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. Act of hurling, tumult, confusion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. HURLER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. The act of hurling; a tumult. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for hurl

  1. Did he see the Malay get up and hurl a torch out of the open door, and then come back and lie down? – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  2. I never have understood why an intoxicated man feels the climax of insult is to hurl at you your name. – The Spy by Richard Harding Davis
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