- The definition of hurtle is to move very quickly, or to throw with great force.
An example of hurtle is when a ball is thrown very hard across the room and bounces everywhere at a fast pace.
hurtle definition by Webster's New World
- Archaic to dash (against or together) with great force or crushing impact; collide
- to move swiftly and with great force
Origin: Middle English hurtlen, frequentative of Middle English hurten: see hurt
hurtle definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb hur·tled, hur·tling, hur·tles verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English hurtlen, to collide, frequentative of hurten, to knock against, damage; see hurt .