AskDefine | Define hurl

Dictionary Definition

hurl n : a violent throw [syn: cast]


1 throw forcefully [syn: hurtle, cast]
2 make a thrusting forward movement [syn: lunge, hurtle, thrust]
3 utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone" [syn: throw]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. To throw (something) with force.
  2. To vomit.


throw with force

Extensive Definition

Hurl may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bowl, bung, cast, cast at, catapult, change of pace, change-up, chuck, chuck at, chunk, clap, curve, dart, dash, downcurve, fastball, fire, fire at, fling, fling at, flip, fork, forward pass, heave, heave at, hurl against, hurl at, hurtle, incurve, jerk, knuckleball, lance, lateral, lateral pass, launch, let fly, let fly at, lob, outcurve, pass, peg, pelt, pitch, pitchfork, plank, plop, plump, plunk, propel, put, put the shot, screwball, send, serve, service, shot-put, shy, shy at, sinker, slap, slider, sling, sling at, snap, spitball, spitter, throw, throw at, thrust, tilt, toss, toss at, upcurve
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