how to pronounce hurling


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the above transcription of hurling is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hurling is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hurling in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… are right now hurling towards mars …”

meanings of hurling


  1. The act by which something is hurled or thrown.
  2. An Irish game of ancient Celtic origin. It is played with an ash stick called a hurley (camán in Irish) and a hard leather ball called a sliotar.
  3. A Cornish street game resembling rugby, played with a silver ball.


  1. Present participle of hurl.

hurling frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hurling occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hurling can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hurling can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with hurling


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