how to pronounce hurtle


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the above transcription of hurtle 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.

hurtle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hurtle in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… uh as we you know hurtle towards a …”

meanings of hurtle


  1. To move rapidly, violently, or without control.
  2. To push; to jostle; to hurl.
  3. To make a threatening sound, like the clash of arms; to make a sound as of confused clashing or confusion; to resound.
  4. To meet with violence or shock; to clash; to jostle.
  5. To hurl or fling; to throw hard or violently.


  1. A fast movement in literal or figurative sense.
  2. A clattering sound.

hurtle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hurtle occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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