Hurtle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhɜːrtl|  American pronunciation of the word hurtle
Brit.  |ˈhɜːt(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word hurtle


- move with or as if with a rushing sound
The cars hurtled by
- make a thrusting forward movement (syn: hurl, lunge, thrust)
- throw forcefully (syn: cast, hurl)

Extra examples

Boulders hurtled down the hill.

We kept to the side of the road as cars and trucks hurtled past us.

The protesters hurtled bottles at the police.

He hurtled himself into the crowd.

His emotions hurtled one another.

The rain hurtles through the branches.

A large rock came hurtling through the air.

All of a sudden, a car came hurtling round the corner.

The train derailed and hurtled against the bridge at 160 km/h.

The cars hurtled by

Word forms

I/you/we/they: hurtle
he/she/it: hurtles
present participle: hurtling
past tense: hurtled
past participle: hurtled
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