from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To throw with great force; fling. See Synonyms at throw.
- transitive v. To send with great vigor; thrust: hurled the army against the enemy.
- transitive v. To throw down; overthrow.
- transitive v. To utter vehemently: hurled insults at the speaker.
- transitive v. Slang To vomit (the contents of the stomach).
- intransitive v. To move with great speed, force, or violence; hurtle.
- intransitive v. To throw something with force.
- intransitive v. Slang To vomit.
- intransitive v. Baseball To pitch the ball.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To throw (something) with force.
- v. To utter (harsh or derogatory speech), especially at its target.
- v. To participate in the sport of hurling.
- v. (slang) To vomit.
- n. A throw, especially a violent throw; a fling.
- n. The act of vomiting.
- n. The act of hitting the sliotar with the hurley.
- n. (car) ride
- n. tumult; riot; hurly-burly
- n. A table on which fibre is stirred and mixed by beating with a bow spring.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force.
- transitive v. To emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity.
- transitive v. To twist or turn.
- intransitive v. To hurl one's self; to go quickly.
- intransitive v. To perform the act of hurling something; to throw something (at another).
- intransitive v. To play the game of hurling. See Hurling.
- n. The act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a fling.
- n. Tumult; riot; hurly-burly.
- n. A table on which fiber is stirred and mixed by beating with a bowspring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To throw; fling; toss: without the idea of violent or impetuous motion.
- To throw with violence; send whirling or whizzing through the air; fling with great force.
- To drag with violence.
- Figuratively, to emit or utter with vehemence.
- To throw; fling; discharge a missile.
- To rush.
- To fall or strike with violence.
- To play at the game of hurling.
- n. The act of throwing with violence.
- n. Tumult; riot; commotion.
- n. A scolding.
- To whirl; turn round rapidly.
- To turn; twist.
- To wheel; convey by means of a wheeled vehicle.
- To whirl; turn rapidly; rush or dash.
- To be wheeled or conveyed in a wheeled vehicle.
- n. A whirlpool; whirling water.
- n. Conveyance in a wheeled vehicle; a drive.
- n. A hurdle.
- n. Same as harl, 3.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. utter with force; utter vehemently
- v. throw forcefully
- v. make a thrusting forward movement
- n. a violent throw
Middle English hurlen.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)