Definition of Hurdler

1. Noun. An athlete who runs the hurdles.

Generic synonyms: Athlete, Jock
Derivative terms: Hurdle



Definition of Hurdler

1. Noun. An athlete who competes in the hurdling event. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hurdler

1. one that hurdles [n -S] - See also: hurdles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hurdler

huppahs
hupped
hupping
hups
huqa
huqas
huqin
hurcheon
hurcheons
hurden
hurdens
hurdies
hurdle
hurdle race
hurdled
hurdler (current term)
hurdlers
hurdles
hurdlework
hurdleworks
hurdling
hurdlings
hurds
hurdy-gurdies
hurdy-gurdy
hurdy gurdy
hurkaru
hurkarus
hurkle
hurl

Literary usage of Hurdler

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1. Researching Mathematics Education in South Africa: Perspectives, Practices by Renuka Vithal, Jill Adler, Christine Keitel (2005)
"The high hurdler blends two types of competencies: that of high jumping and that of sprinting. When compared individually with the sprinter or the high ..."

2. The Book of School and College Sports by Ralph Henry Barbour (1904)
"There must be no lessening of the pace; the hurdler should go at the jump with speed and dash. Most hurdlers take off from the right foot. ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1903)
"It is therefore necessary that the young hurdler first learn how to get over the ... This is the leg motion, but the young hurdler will find that to get the ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"There are several qualities necessary for the making of a crack hurdler. ... The practised hurdler manages to gather up his legs in clearing the hurdle in ..."

5. Village Improvement by Parris Thaxter Farwell (1913)
"star in the space below the hurdler, the badge for the second test by two stars below the hurdler, the badge for the third test by the Greek word ..."

6. Athletics and Football by Montague Shearman (1887)
"Wonderful as his success was, he was probably more of a sprinter than a hurdler, being wonderfully fast between the sticks but rather clumsy as a jumper, ..."

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