If a bear is hurtling towards you, aim and fire that the spray in its face.
hurtling through the sky on the way to heaven knows where is an altogether new hazard.
One suspects that the young men will not be hurtling back to their alma “step-mater” any time soon.
Now, the financial devastation of his policies seems to be hurtling the globe ever faster towards an economic Judgment Day.
And Sarah Palin is in her bus, hurtling full-speed toward self-parody as an attention-seeking political used-to-be.
For out shot his right fist again, and, striking square between the eyes, it sent Jaime hurtling backwards.
Something sped along this track with a hurtling rush and roar.
"'Tisn't mine," retorted Charity, hurtling cushions handily from one couch to another in order to balance the room.
Far above, an object was hissing and hurtling through the air.
All around us hidden guns, 4·5 and 9·2, were hurtling their messengers of death with a monotonous regularity.
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.