hurl insults

hurl insults (at one)

To insult one in rapid succession. That bully is constantly hurling insults at the other kids in class.
See also: hurl, insult
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: hurl, insult
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
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.
He asked, 'How do you want our region to develop when all the elected leaders do is hurl insults and politick instead of championing issues that help their constituents?"
Fans who hurl insults at footballers because of their skin colour are ruining the sport.
"Kung ibabato lang po insulto, palagay ko ang taumbayan, kaya nang makita na hindi pa rin sinasagot iyong mahihirap na tanong ng mga kandidato ng ating Pangulo (If they will just hurl insults, I think the people can discern that the President's senatorial bets cannot answer the most difficult questions)," he said.
Trouble sparked during Rochdale's League One clash with Bradford City on Saturday after Bradford scored their first goal and home and away fans began to hurl insults, followed by flares and other objects, across Spotland Stadium.
Pakistanis should be appreciative of that than hurl insults at her.
NA Deputy Speaker Javed Abbasi stops PTI lawmakers from discussing the resolution against Khan and Sheikh on the floorMNAs Murad Saeed, Engineer Hanidul Haq and Shehryar Afridi hurl insults at Abbasi after adjournment of sessionISLAMABAD: Drawing inspiration from the remarks of party chief Imran Khan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers repeated derogatory words as they cursed parliament in the National Assembly (NA) on Friday.Imran Khan had, in his address during Wednesday's multi-party protest led by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) of Tahirul Qadri in Lahore, cursed parliament and questioned its integrity as a reliable state institution.
In the presence of Israeli soldiers and police, settlers used a loudspeaker to hurl insults at Palestinians in the Al-Hariqah neighbourhood on Thursday, insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), whom they called a dog.
Bethany's good turn for Sarah doesn't end well when the nasty bullies who've been hassling her hurl insults at her and Harry.
THE RECENT amusing stories of long ago such as those sent in by David Prichard and Barbara MacArthur make a welcome change to the doom and gloom ones from local councillors who seem to regard Feedback as their own stage on which to hurl insults.
Yet, the victim told the investigator that he did not respond to the accused's messages, which made him to hurl insults and curse at him.
Leaving Shirley with Shazza probably isn't the best idea, as the, ahem, 'ladies' start to hurl insults at one another.
After all, how brave it is of a group of males in a car, in the centre lane of a busy dual carriageway, to hurl insults at a lone female, guilty of nothing more than waiting for her bus to go to work.
Sabella and his players were given a hostile welcome to Peru, with upwards of 200 locals lining the streets to hurl insults at them.
A spokesman for the First Minister last night said Mr Clegg had come to Cardiff to "hurl insults about issues that he's clearly very poorly briefed on".