Definition Of hurtle


move or cause to move at a great speed, typically in a wildly uncontrolled manner.

a runaway car hurtled toward them

Example Of hurtle

  • A car was hurtling down the street the wrong way, and someone was just about to pull in to the road.

  • After a few more minutes of trudging alone I saw Nick's car hurtling along the road at breakneck speed.

  • An arctic hare the size of a collie hurtled toward me.

  • An investigation has been launched after two trains ended up hurtling towards each other on the same track.

  • As he did so he caught sight of an object hurtling towards him in a rapid manner.

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