hurler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hurl +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

hurler (plural hurlers)

  1. Agent noun of hurl; someone who hurls or throws.
  2. (baseball, slang, 1800s) The pitcher.
  3. (hurling) Someone who participates in the sport of hurling.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French hurler, from Vulgar Latin ūrulāre, from Latin ululāre, from a reduplicated Proto-Indo-European imitative root. Doublet of hululer. The h- might be due to influence by Frankish *hūwilōn, from Proto-Germanic *hūwilōną; compare English howl.

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Verb[edit]

hurler

  1. to shout, to yell
    Synonym: crier
  2. to howl

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