Definition of "hurling" []

  • An Irish game resembling lacrosse played with a broad-bladed, netless stick. (noun)
  • A traditional Irish game resembling hockey and lacrosse, played with sticks and a ball between two teams of 15 players each (noun)

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Use "hurling" in a sentence
  • "Americans know no shame (thank you Oprah) in hurling their stuff on us."
  • "The bully is usually safe in hurling a race insult against the Jewish boy."
  • "You’re entitled to your opinions and beliefs, but your hypocrisy in hurling playground insults and racial epithets at Ford just because he’s not sprung from your mold for African-American politicians is revolting."