Definition of hurtle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    hurtle

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈhərt̮l//
     
    [intransitive]+ adv./prep.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hurtle
     
    he / she / it hurtles
     
    past simple hurtled
     
    -ing form hurtling
     
     
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  1. 1to move very fast in a particular direction synonym careen
  2. 2 A runaway car came hurtling toward us.
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