Hurl v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hurled p. pr. & vb. n. Hurling.]
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.
And hurl'd them headlong to their fleet and main. --Pope.
2. To emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to hurl charges or invective.
3. To twist or turn. “Hurled or crooked feet.” [Obs.]
Hurl, v. i.
1. To hurl one's self; to go quickly. [R.]
2. To perform the act of hurling something; to throw something (at another).
God shall hurl at him and not spare. --Job xxvii. 22 (Rev. Ver. ).
3. To play the game of hurling. See Hurling.
1. The act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a fling.
2. Tumult; riot; hurly-burly. [Obs.]
3. Hat Manuf. A table on which fiber is stirred and mixed by beating with a bowspring.
n : a violent throw [syn: cast]
v 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]