Definition of Hurdling

1. Noun. A footrace in which contestants must negotiate a series of hurdles.

Exact synonyms: Hurdle Race, Hurdles
Generic synonyms: Track Event
Derivative terms: Hurdle



Definition of Hurdling

1. Noun. (athletics) A track and field running event where the runners have to jump over a number of hurdles. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of hurdle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hurdling

1. hurdle [v] - See also: hurdle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hurdling

huqas
huqin
hurcheon
hurcheons
hurden
hurdens
hurdies
hurdle
hurdle race
hurdled
hurdler
hurdlers
hurdles
hurdlework
hurdleworks
hurdling (current term)
hurdlings
hurds
hurdy-gurdies
hurdy-gurdy
hurdy gurdy
hurkaru
hurkarus
hurkle
hurl
hurl'd
hurlbat
hurlbats
hurlbone
hurlbutite

Literary usage of Hurdling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rowing and Track Athletics by Samuel Crowther, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1905)
"k CHAPTER VIII hurdling AND HURDLERS THE flight over the hurdles is one of ... The modern style of hurdling has, if anything, rather added to the grace of ..."

2. Athletic Training by Michael C. Murphy (1914)
"CHAPTER X hurdling To discover and develop a good hurdler from a squad of track athletes ... Any discussion on the art of hurdling should be preceded by the ..."

3. The Book of Athletics by Paul Withington (1914)
"When he learned that he was a green man and a senior, he sent him away with the remark, " Why, man, this hurdling game is a four-year course; ..."

4. London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... And 1 stood hurdling in ray kids alone, How often have 1 said (bM thon had'st found Ki* then thy dark cold lodgment under ground) Now Damon sings, ..."

5. Football for Public and Player by Herbert Reed (1913)
"So often does one hear the cry of "hurdling" from the grandstand, and so seldom is the hurdling penalty imposed immediately thereafter, that it is well ..."

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