hurl  /ˈhɚl/  verb

  • 1 [+ object] : to throw (something) with force

    • Someone hurled a rock through the window.
    • He hurled a chair at me.
    • It looked like she was going to hurl herself down the stairs.

    2 [+ object] : to say or shout (something, such as an insult) in a loud and forceful way

    • The protesters hurled insults at us.

    3 [no object] US slang : Vomit

    — hurler /ˈhɚlɚ/ noun

    • a baseball team with several talented hurlers[=pitchers]