Definition of hurler in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhərlər/


1North American informal A baseball pitcher.
Example sentences
  • ‘He's got a funny spin on his fastball,’ the veteran hurler told Allen.
  • Five hurlers recalled recently their first and only taste of all-star action.
  • That is also the most wins ever by a left-handed hurler.
2A player of hurling.
Example sentences
  • Over 30 players attended the meeting and were told county hurlers will get free gym membership this season.
  • For a player twice named hurler of the year, he had nothing to prove.
  • He's a hurling man and he talks about the game as hurlers do.

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Syllabification: hurl·er

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