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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

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.
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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.
See also: down, hurl

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.
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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.
See also: hurl, out

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!
See also: around, hurl

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.
See also: away, hurl


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!
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In children with Hurler Syndrome, the GAGs are not broken down completely and as a result, accumulate in the cells.
After Brothers and other hurlers explained some of the game's rules, local teams put on a hurling demonstration.
DOUBLE DELIGHT Whelan is young hurler of year & All-Star
BEST OF THE BEST Canning and Moran and, below, Canning with family of the late Tony Keady, the last Galway hurler of year
Connolly, who famously captained Galway's 1980 All-Ireland winning team, said he struggled to deal with the stigma that was attached to the county's hurlers after six final defeats since 1988.
Gleeson (below) is in line for his first All-Star and is the outstanding candidate for the Young Hurler of the Year award, for which he has been nominated along with Tipperary's Ronan Maher and his Waterford teammate Shane Bennett.
FORMER Offaly hurler Brian Carroll was last night named as the county's director of hurling coaching.
TIPPERARY hurler John 'Bubbles' O'Dwyer says he doesn't expect the footballers' support base to swell dramatically, even on the back of their current run of success.
DUBLIN hurler Eoghan O'Donnell is certainly bucking the trend when it comes to the dual issue in the capital.
Kilkenny hero TJ Reid was named Hurler Of The Year while Waterford's Tadhg de Burca and Mayo's Diarmuid O'Connor picked up the Young Player Of The Year gongs for hurling and football.
Reid denied his Cats colleague Richie Hogan the distinction of becoming the first player to be named Hurler of the Year in successive seasons.
The 32-year-old is now Offaly's longest serving hurler, having made his Championship debut back in 2002 against Kilkenny.
Dublin hurler Shane Durkin is the association's most beautiful man while Westmeath's Paddy Holloway and Cork's Eoin Cadogan finished 2nd and 3rd respectively.