Hurtle definitions

hûr'tl
The act of hurtling; collision; clash.
noun
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To dash (against or together) with great force or crushing impact; collide.
verb
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To move swiftly and with great force.
verb
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To throw, shoot, or fling with great force; hurl.
verb
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To move with or as if with great speed.

An express train that hurtled past.

verb
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To fling with great force; hurl.
verb
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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.

verb
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(intransitive) To move rapidly, violently, or without control.

The car hurtled down the hill at 90 miles per hour.

Pieces of broken glass hurtled through the air.

verb
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A fast movement in literal or figurative sense.
noun
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(intransitive, archaic) To meet with violence or shock; to clash; to jostle.
verb
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A clattering sound.
noun
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(intransitive, archaic) To make a threatening sound, like the clash of arms; to make a sound as of confused clashing or confusion; to resound.
verb
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To hurl or fling; to throw hard or violently.

He hurtled the wad of paper angrily at the trash can and missed by a mile.

verb
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(intransitive, archaic) To push; to jostle; to hurl.
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Origin of hurtle

Middle English hurtlen to collide frequentative of hurten to knock against, damage hurt