Meaning of hurl

hurl

Pronunciation: (hûrl), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to throw or fling with great force or vigor.
  2. to throw or cast down.
  3. to utter with vehemence: to hurl insults at the umpire.
—v.i.
  1. to throw a missile.
  2. to pitch a ball.
—n.
  1. a forcible or violent throw; fling.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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