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v. hurled, hurl·ing, hurls
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).
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hurler - (baseball) the person who does the pitchinghurler - (baseball) the person who does the pitching; "our pitcher has a sore arm"
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
softball game, softball - a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer
ballplayer, baseball player - an athlete who plays baseball
left hander, left-handed pitcher, lefthander, left-hander, southpaw, lefty - a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
right-handed pitcher, right-hander - (baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand
relief pitcher, reliever, fireman - a pitcher who does not start the game
screwballer - (baseball) a pitcher who throws screwballs
starting pitcher - (baseball) a pitcher who starts in a baseball game
thrower - someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)
References in classic literature ?
Thereby the weapon is instantly at hand to its hurler, who snatches it up as readily from its rest as a backwoodsman swings his rifle from the wall.
Kilkenny hero TJ Reid was named Hurler Of The Year while Waterford's Tadhg de Burca and Mayo's Diarmuid O'Connor picked up the Young Player Of The Year gongs for hurling and football.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted rare pediatric disease designation to AGT-181, a potential treatment for patients with Hurler syndrome, a disease that is also known as mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS I).
Kilkenny and Tipperary players dominate the top of the Hurler of the Year market so that means there must be value elsewhere.
In the center of the city of Saint Augustine is one of the 70s derived, the city of Sankt Augustin formative Shopping Park (HUMA), which on land the Jost Hurler Beteiligungs-und Management GmbH & Co.
The lysosomes in the cells of children with Hurler syndrome do not have a vital enzyme called IDUA (/a-/L-idunronidase), which causes their cells to accumulate too much of a class of biochemical known as mucopolysaccharides, in this instance dermatan sulfate and heparin sulfate.
The game is simple; a hurler can scoop the ball on his stick and carry it the length of the field.
MPS I (also known as Hurler, Hurler-Scheie, and Scheie syndromes) is a life-threatening genetic disease caused by a deficiency of the enzyme alpha-L-iduronidase.
He lived up to his billing as a top hurler in leading his team to the Marmonte League title.
Reid denied his Cats colleague Richie Hogan the distinction of becoming the first player to be named Hurler of the Year in successive seasons.
The most severe form of MPS I, Hurler syndrome, is a rare, hereditary lysosomal storage disorder that affects the brain and spinal cord in children, resulting in a wide range of debilitating symptoms.
The Hurler of the Year and Young Hurler of the Year were in All-Ireland club final action yesterday.