Definition of 'hurl'
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A recent experiment asked prisoners to hurl his insults at guards, to help them express themselves and empower them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When he refuses, a row ensues, during which the pair are heard hurling vile abuse. The Sun (2016)Video footage showed local people, some in motorcycle helmets, temporarily driving back riot police by hurling bricks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I watched as the militias picked out their victims, swearing at them, insulting their mothers and hurling sectarian insults. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We declared war after becoming sick of snarling stars hurling abuse at refs. The Sun (2008)They ended up on the roof hurling abuse. Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)The fridge door was blown off and the back door window hurled into the garden by the blast. The Sun (2012)And he exuberantly flung his arms wide and his head back as he hurled himself into the mood. The Sun (2010)Each took a lead from the behaviour of his peers and soon it became open season for hurling insults at the royals. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)They hurl insults, shaking their heads. Christianity Today (2000)There were 13 arrests after demonstrators hurled paint at police when they ignored a request to leave voluntarily. Times, Sunday Times (2012)AN enraged driver hurled acid in another motorist's face after a row at a roundabout. The Sun (2014)The US driver hurled himself from his seat - landing in the drink. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'hurl'
British English: hurl VERB
If you hurl something, you throw it with a lot of force.
Groups of angry youths hurled stones at police.
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