- throw (an object) with great force；push or impel (someone) violently
verb: hurl, 3rd person present: hurls, gerund or present participle: hurling, past tense: hurled, past participle: hurled
- 1. throw (an object) with great force rioters hurled a brick through the windshield of a car
- ▪ push or impel (someone) violently I seized Nathan and hurled him into the lobby he hurled himself into the job with enthusiasm
- ▪ utter (abuse) vehemently they were hurling insults over a back fence
- ▪ vomit it made me want to hurl
- throw or impel (someone or something) with great force: rioters hurled a brick through the windscreen he hurled himself into the job with enthusiasm
- a ride in a vehicle; a lift: hey pal, any chance of a hurl?