Over the edge, you hurtle forward at a speed the human body was never meant to travel at.
Ice masses, especially ones the size of Canadian provinces, do not technically “hurtle.”
As we hurtle together to the fiscal cliff, the Republicans are getting much the worse of the media battle.
It was now more than a fortnight since he had taken Mrs. hurtle to the play, and she was still living in lodgings at Islington.
Stones and boulders began to hurtle from the mouth of the tunnel.
If Mr. hurtle were alive, certainly then he would not be a liar because he did not marry Mrs. hurtle.
Some people did not quite believe that there ever had been a Mr. hurtle.
And then he would escape from Mrs. hurtle, and would be able to make those inquiries which had been suggested to him.
Of such art as there may be in it Mrs. hurtle was a perfect master.
For her sake,—in order that he might be effectually free from Mrs. hurtle,—he had determined to endure the spring of the wild cat.
early 14c., hurteln, "to crash together; to crash down, knock down," probably frequentative of hurten (see hurt (v.)) in its original sense. Intransitive meaning "to rush, dash, charge" is late 14c. The essential notion in hurtle is that of forcible collision, in hurl that of forcible projection. Related: Hurtled; hurtling.