hurt verb definition in Injuries topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Injuries topic
[transitive, intransitive] hurt (somebody/something/yourself) to cause physical pain to somebody/yourself; to injure somebody/yourself He hurt his back playing squash. Did you hurt yourself? Stop it. You're hurting me. My back is really hurting me today. Strong light hurts my eyes. My shoes hurt—they're too tight.