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Noun: hurling  hur-ling
  1. A traditional Irish game resembling hockey; played by two teams of 15 players each
Verb: hurl  hurl
  1. Throw forcefully
    - hurtle, cast
  2. Make a thrusting forward movement
    - lunge, hurtle, thrust
  3. Utter with force; utter vehemently
    "hurl insults";
    - throw
  4. [informal] Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    - vomit, vomit up, purge, sick, cat [informal], be sick, disgorge, regorge [archaic], retch, barf [informal], spew [informal], spue [archaic], chuck [informal], upchuck [N. Amer, informal], honk [Brit, informal], regurgitate, throw up, vom [informal], keck [informal], chuck up [Brit, informal], chunder [Brit, informal], boke [UK, dialect], boak [UK, dialect]

Derived forms: hurlings

See also: anchor

Type of: ball game, egest, eliminate, excrete, express, field game, give tongue to, move, pass, throw, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, wing

Encyclopedia: Hurling