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hurl

 (hûrl)
v. hurled, hurl·ing, hurls
v.tr.
1. To throw with great force; fling. See Synonyms at throw.
2. To cause to move with great force or violence: The bus's sudden stop hurled the passengers to the floor.
3. To send with great vigor; thrust: hurled the army against the enemy.
4. To utter vehemently: hurled insults at the speaker.
5. Slang To vomit (the contents of the stomach).
v.intr.
1. To move with great speed, force, or violence; hurtle.
2. To throw something with force.
3. Slang To vomit.
4. Baseball To pitch the ball.

[Middle English hurlen.]

hurl n.
hurl′er n.

hurl

(hɜːl)
vb
1. (tr) to throw or propel with great force
2. (tr) to utter with force; yell: to hurl insults.
3. Scot to transport or be transported in a driven vehicle
n
4. the act or an instance of hurling
5. Scot a ride in a driven vehicle
[C13: probably of imitative origin]
ˈhurler n

hurl

(hɜrl)
v.t.
1. 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.
v.i.
4. to throw a missile.
n.
5. a forcible or violent throw; fling.
[1175–1225; Middle English; compare Low German hurreln to toss]
hurl′er, n.

hurl


Past participle: hurled
Gerund: hurling

Imperative
hurl
hurl
Present
I hurl
you hurl
he/she/it hurls
we hurl
you hurl
they hurl
Preterite
I hurled
you hurled
he/she/it hurled
we hurled
you hurled
they hurled
Present Continuous
I am hurling
you are hurling
he/she/it is hurling
we are hurling
you are hurling
they are hurling
Present Perfect
I have hurled
you have hurled
he/she/it has hurled
we have hurled
you have hurled
they have hurled
Past Continuous
I was hurling
you were hurling
he/she/it was hurling
we were hurling
you were hurling
they were hurling
Past Perfect
I had hurled
you had hurled
he/she/it had hurled
we had hurled
you had hurled
they had hurled
Future
I will hurl
you will hurl
he/she/it will hurl
we will hurl
you will hurl
they will hurl
Future Perfect
I will have hurled
you will have hurled
he/she/it will have hurled
we will have hurled
you will have hurled
they will have hurled
Future Continuous
I will be hurling
you will be hurling
he/she/it will be hurling
we will be hurling
you will be hurling
they will be hurling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hurling
you have been hurling
he/she/it has been hurling
we have been hurling
you have been hurling
they have been hurling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hurling
you will have been hurling
he/she/it will have been hurling
we will have been hurling
you will have been hurling
they will have been hurling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hurling
you had been hurling
he/she/it had been hurling
we had been hurling
you had been hurling
they had been hurling
Conditional
I would hurl
you would hurl
he/she/it would hurl
we would hurl
you would hurl
they would hurl
Past Conditional
I would have hurled
you would have hurled
he/she/it would have hurled
we would have hurled
you would have hurled
they would have hurled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hurl - a violent throwhurl - a violent throw      
throw - the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
Verb1.hurl - throw forcefully
dash, crash - hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"
precipitate - hurl or throw violently; "The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below"
throw - propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"
sling, catapult - hurl as if with a sling
bowl - hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end
2.hurl - make a thrusting forward movement
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
dart - move with sudden speed; "His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"
riposte - make a return thrust; "his opponent riposted"
3.hurl - utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"
give tongue to, utter, express, verbalise, verbalize - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"

hurl

verb
1. throw, fling, chuck (informal), send, fire, project, launch, cast, pitch, shy, toss, propel, sling, heave, let fly (with) Groups of angry youths hurled stones at police.
2. shout, scream, yell, roar, bellow hurling abuse at one another

hurl

verb
To send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm:
Informal: fire.
noun
An act of throwing:
Translations
يَرْمي، يُلْقي بِشِدَّه
vrhat
kastekyleslynge
odahajít
varpa, kasta; hreyta út úr sér
mestsviest
zalučati
fırlatıp atmak

hurl

[hɜːl] VT (= throw) → arrojar
to hurl abuse or insults at sblanzar or soltar una sarta de insultos a algn
to hurl o.s. at sth/sbabalanzarse sobre algo/algn
to hurl o.s. into the fraylanzarse a la batalla
to hurl o.s. over a cliffarrojarse por un precipicio
hurl back VT + ADV [+ enemy] → rechazar

hurl

[ˈhɜːrl] vt [+ object] → lancer avec violence
to hurl abuse at sb → lancer des injures contre qn

hurl

vtschleudern; to hurl oneself at somebody/into a chairsich auf jdn stürzen/in einen Sessel werfen; she hurled herself from the roofsie stürzte sich vom Dach; they hurled back their attackerssie warfen ihre Angreifer zurück; to hurl insults at somebodyjdm Beleidigungen entgegenschleudern
vi (inf: = vomit) → sich erbrechen, kotzen (inf)

hurl

[hɜːl] vt (throw) → scagliare, scaraventare
to hurl o.s. at sb/sth → scagliarsi su qn/qc
they were hurled to the ground by the blast → vennero scagliati a terra dall'esplosione
to hurl abuse or insults at sb → scagliare or lanciare (degli) insulti a qn

hurl

(həːl) verb
to throw violently. He hurled himself to the ground; They hurled rocks/insults at their attackers.
References in classic literature ?
Fragment #3 -- Scholiast on Euripedes, Andromache 10: The Cyclic poet who composed the "Sack" says that Astyanax was also hurled from the city wall.
For ages the enemies of Tario have been hurled to this pit to fill his maw, for Komal must be fed.
The barrel, hurled a distance of thirty feet, cleared the barricade of dead bodies, and fell amidst a group of shrieking soldiers, who threw themselves on their faces.
yelled the King, who had been hurled against several of his warriors and was considerably bruised.
The momentum and weight of his body hurled the German to the ground, powerful fingers prevented an outcry and, though the officer struggled, he had no chance and a moment later lay dead beside the body of the dog.
He shrieked taunts and insults at Numa, and tearing dead branches from the tree in which he danced, hurled them at the lion.
Where the Opposition that has not hurled back the branding reproach of Communism, against the more advanced opposition parties, as well as against its reactionary adversaries?
Bar Comas eyed the defiant and insubordinate chieftain for an instant, his expression one of haughty, fearless contempt and hate, and then without drawing a weapon and without uttering a word he hurled himself at the throat of his defamer.
Other conditions being equal, if one force is hurled against another ten times its size, the result will be the flight of the former.
The weight of the boy's body hurled the black heavily to the ground, the knees in his back knocking the breath from him as he struck.
Thurid hurled a taunt at me and placed a familiar hand upon the shoulder of my princess.
During the entire battle both sides hurled taunts and insults at one another--the human beings naturally excelling the brutes in the coarseness and vileness of their vilification and invective.