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Definition of Hurl


  1. To send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a stone or lance.
  2. To emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to hurl charges or invective.
  3. To twist or turn.
  4. To hurl one's self; to go quickly.
  5. To perform the act of hurling something; to throw something (at another).
  6. To play the game of hurling. See Hurling.
  7. The act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a fling.
  8. Tumult; riot; hurly-burly.
  9. A table on which fiber is stirred and mixed by beating with a bowspring.

Hurl Quotations

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
Octavia Butler

I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

It's easy to reckon that the oomph to hurl even a Smart Car-size spacecraft to another star at, say, 20 percent the speed of light (and land it when it arrives) is the energy contained in 50 billion gallons of gasoline. The tank's not big enough.
Seth Shostak

Well, I really don't like heights. I don't get on the top deck of a double-decker because that's a bit high for me. I always feel that I'm going to hurl myself off, so heights are a problem.
Jenny Eclair

At the risk of sounding like that old guy in 'Gran Torino' telling those 'young punks' to 'get off my lawn,' it's gotten to the point that whenever I hear somebody talking about Twitter or twittering or tweeting, it just makes my little tummy want to hurl.
John Ridley
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Hurl Translations

hurl in German is schleudern
hurl in Italian is avventare
hurl in Latin is iacio
hurl in Norwegian is slynge, kaste
hurl in Spanish is lanzamiento, arrojar
hurl in Swedish is kasta, slunga, kast

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