To throw (something) with force.
, date=September 2
, title=Wales 2-1 Montenegro
, passage=The Tottenham wing was causing havoc down the right and when he broke past the bemused Sasa Balic once again, Bellamy was millimetres from connecting with his cross as the Liverpool striker hurled
himself at the ball.}}
* 1918 , (Edgar Rice Burroughs), Chapter IV
* 1912 , (Edgar Rice Burroughs), (Tarzan of the Apes), Chapter 5
- I was standing on the edge of the conning-tower, when a heavy palm suddenly struck me between the shoulders and hurled me forward into space. The drop to the triangular deck forward of the conning-tower might easily have broken a leg for me, or I might have slipped off onto the deck and rolled overboard; but fate was upon my side, as I was only slightly bruised.
To utter (harsh or derogatory speech), especially at its target.
- Tarzan on his part never lost an opportunity to show that he fully reciprocated his foster father's sentiments, and whenever he could safely annoy him or make faces at him or hurl insults upon him from the safety of his mother's arms, or the slender branches of the higher trees, he did so.
- The gangs hurled abuse at each other.
, title=New International Version of the Bible
, section=Mark 15:29-30
, passage=Those who passed by hurled
insults at him, shaking their heads and saying, “So! You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days, come down from the cross and save yourself!"}}
To participate in the sport of hurling.
, date=August 3
, author=Donnchadh Boyle
, title=Egan targets Rebel success to rescue poor season
, work=Irish Independent
, passage=Their cause was helped after the senior footballers were unexpectedly dumped out of the running for the Sam Maguire, meaning Aidan Walsh is available to hurl
full-time with the young Rebels -- Walsh scored 1-1 in the semi-final victory over reigning All-Ireland champions Tipperary.}}
(slang) To vomit.
(obsolete) To twist or turn.
- Pass me the bucket; I've got to hurl .
- hurled or crooked feet