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1. slang To vomit. Geez, I thought I was going to hurl out on that boat—I felt so seasick!
2. slang Vomit. Ew, there's hurl on the floor. Someone call the janitor!
1. Literally, to fling or throw something in a careless or irresponsible manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hurl" and "around." If you keep hurling your tablet around like that, you're going to break it.
2. By extension, to use something, typically words, in a careless or irresponsible manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hurl" and "around." Wow, I can't believe Becky just came into your office and started hurling around accusations like that.
hurl (someone or something) at (someone or something)
To forcefully throw someone or something at someone or something. He can't believe he hurled the ball at your head like that, sheesh!
hurl away (from someone or something)
To move something away from someone or something by throwing it, usually forcefully. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hurl" and "away." The rescue workers hurled the debris away from the whining dog.
To throw something down, usually in a forceful or violent manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hurl" and "down." The coach hurled down his playbook and proceeded to scream at the referee. Amy hurled her doll down before having a tantrum in the middle of the playground.
hurl insults (at one)
To insult one in rapid succession. That bully is constantly hurling insults at the other kids in class.
hurl (someone or something) into (something)
To throw someone or something, usually forcefully or violently, into something else. The criminal hurled his hostage into the closet and locked the door. We were running so late that I just hurled my books into my backpack and rushed out to the car.
hurl out (of some place or thing)
To forcefully eject or otherwise remove someone or something from some place or thing. Can be used figuratively or literally. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hurl" and "out." If you keep heckling the comedian, you're going to get hurled out by one of the bouncers. I can't believe she just hurled me out of her life after one argument!
hurl insults (at someone)and throw insults (at someone)
Fig. to direct insults at someone; to say something insulting directly to someone. Anne hurled an insult at Bob that made him very angry. If you two would stop throwing insults, we could have a serious discussion.
hurl someone or something at someone or something
to throw someone or something at someone or something. The huge man actually hurled me at the tree. Larry hurled his shoe at me.
hurl someone or something down
to throw or push someone or something downward to the ground. Roger hurled the football down and it bounced away wildly. He hurled down the football in anger. The angry player hurled the ball down.
hurl someone or something into something
to throw someone or something into something. She hurled the little boys into the storm cellar and went back to the house for the dog. Sharon hurled her belongings into the suitcase and jammed it closed.
hurl someone or something out (of some place)and hurl someone or something out
to throw someone or something out of some place. The manager hurled them out of the tavern. The manager hurled out the annoying people.
hurl something around
to throw something, such as words, around carelessly. Don't just go hurling foul words around like they didn't mean anything. You are just hurling around words!
hurl something away (from someone or something)
to throw or push something away from someone or something. She hurled the bricks away from the partially buried child. Hurl away the bricks as fast as you can.
1. in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. (see also earl.) I think I gotta go hurl.
2. n. vomit. There’s hurl all over the bathroom floor!