hurl hurl  /ˈhɜrl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a violent throw
  2. (v) throw forcefully
  3. (v) make a thrusting forward movement
  4. (v) utter with force; utter vehemently

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Usage(s):

  1. Betraying her rock roots, Inul doesn't so much twist in time with the music as arrhythmically hurl herself around the stage like a dangdut Joan Jett.
  2. With long wicker baskets called cestas strapped to their arms, the players catch and in a single, fluid motion hurl the pelota toward a 40-ft.
  3. It's not nearly as much fun or as easy to score points and hurl invective back and forth without a compelling one-dimensional character at the center of it all.

News

  1. Amanda Bynes, Miley Cyrus Hurl Insults On Twitter

    Amanda Bynes and Miley Cyrus recently traded petty insults via Twitter. In keeping with Bynes’s notorious erratic behavior, Miley Cyrus became the actresses latest target when she hurled childish insults at her on Twitter. Just two weeks after Amanda Bynes’s antagonistic tweets to Miley Cyrus in which she told the singer that her boyfriend, Liam [...] Amanda Bynes, Miley Cyrus Hurl Insults On ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Irish road bowling set in two locations

    Enjoy Irish road bowling Saturday and Sunday at Blackwater Falls State Park and Canaan Valley Resort State Park. The sport was played by troops in West Virginia during the Civil War. Players hurl a 28-ounce iron and steel cannonball down a country lane. Th...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Charleston Daily Mail

  3. Dunkin’ Donuts Customer Hurls Racist Attack At Employee For Not Getting Her Receipt [Video]

    A Dunkin’ Donuts employee was the victim of a horrific and vile racist attack from a customer, all because they didn’t provide her with a receipt for her transaction. The customer started to hurl abuse at the individual, even though he wasn’t working when the mishap occurred, and she then uploaded a video to Youtube [...] Dunkin’ Donuts Customer Hurls Racist Attack At Employee For Not Getting ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "Or, it could be hinting at a violent youth when close encounters between newborn planets hurl some siblings out to the hinterlands," he adds.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Ray Jayawardhana Source: Astrobiology News (press release)

  2. "While it is easy to hurl stones, all stockholders owe a debt of gratitude to Sam Waksal without whose dedication and perseverance neither Erbitux nor our great pipeline would exist," Icahn said in a statement.
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Carl Icahn Source: Bloomberg

  3. "Of grave concern is the growing tendency to hurl insults at organs of state and to present demeaning caricatures of public representatives, the young and in particular the elderly," said Mbeki.
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Thabo Mbeki Source: The Times

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