- the game of hurling.
- the leather-covered ball used in hurling.
- the stick used in hurling, similar to a field hockey stick but with a wide, flat blade.
- Informal. a club or cudgel.
Origin of hurley
Examples from the Web for hurley
Contemporary Examples of hurley
Indeed, in as much as clothes define us, Hurley had the strange distinction of having her persona defined by a dress.
All this buzz, the continued tabloid fascination with Hurley, is down—absurdly—to that dress.
In wearing it, Hurley helped originate a wider revolution, too.
In recent years, away from the screen, Hurley has reinvented herself as a yummy mummy.
The dress bizarrely burdened Hurley with a ready-made character to play up to, which she did without overt complaint.
Historical Examples of hurley
So Hurley hospitably brought the late papers and placed them within reach.Under Fire
Hurley was brown-haired and blue-eyed; a very pleasant fellow.The Story of the Outlaw
That was why he was in a hurry to get to the neighboring town of Hurley, where she lived.The Eternal Wall
Raymond Zinke Gallun
That will do, Mr Hurley; desire the sentry to tell my steward to come here.The King's Own
Captain Frederick Marryat
I told you when I set my heart upon Hurley what my idea was.Phyllis of Philistia
Frank Frankfort Moore
- mainly British another word for hurling
- Also called: hurley stick the stick used in playing hurling