lurch : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an unsteady uneven gait
- n a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)
- n abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
- n the act of moving forward suddenly
- v walk as if unable to control one's movements
- v move abruptly
The ship suddenly lurched to the left
- v move slowly and unsteadily
The truck lurched down the road
- v loiter about, with no apparent aim
- v defeat by a lurch
- The right-wing leader instead took a sharp and unexpected lurch to the center and said he would support a two-state solution, meaning something called Palestine is a step closer to .
- Instead of lumpy, amateur videos that halt and lurch every few seconds, new services are offering high-quality, full-screen video.
- After she moved the car a few feet away, Conlon says, he heard the engine roar and turned to see the SUV lurch backward, directly at him and a line of people waiting to get into .
News & Articles
- The Cool Catastrophes of 'World War Z'
Global annihilation is nearly always implicit in zombie tales — lonely England assumes the world lost in 28 Days Later, Rick and his Walking Dead friends lurch around Georgia and figure everything beyond it an abyss — but they rarely zoom out to actually show us the ravaged Earth entire. Enter World War Z, a travelogue of sorts that takes our hero, UN investigator Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt), hopping ...
June 21, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
- David Cameron in Toronto Star
There's been a lot of talk about lurching, so let me make it clear - no lurch to the right, no lurch to the left,Cameron said. "There's only one direction for me, and that's forward to the future."
- Barack Obama in FOXNews
Saying that McCain strongly advocated deregulation and then changed his mind, Obama said: "We can't afford to lurch back and forth between positions depending on the latest news of the day when dealing with an economic crisis. We need some clear and...
- Jon Kyl in FOXNews
Asked if Republicans might pressure Gregg to stay, Kyl said: "I'm not sure that we would. ...... I suspect that Sen. Gregg has thought that through very carefully and would not leave his Republican colleagues in a lurch."