HyperDic: lurch

English > 9 senses of the word lurch:
VERBmotionlurch, stagger, reel, keel, swag, careenwalk as if unable to control one's movements
motionlurch, pitch, shiftmove abruptly
motionlurchmove slowly and unsteadily
stativelurch, prowlloiter about, with no apparent aim
competitionlurch, skunkdefeat by a lurch
NOUNactlurch, stumble, staggeran unsteady uneven gait
eventlurcha decisive defeat in a game / game / game (especially in cribbage)
actlurch, pitch, pitchingabrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
actlurch, lungethe act of moving forward suddenly
lurch > pronunciation
Soundsler'ch
Rhymesbirch ... search: 7 rhymes with erch...
English > lurch: 9 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn unsteady uneven gait.
Synonymsstumble, stagger
BroadergaitA person's manner of walking
Spanishbamboleo, bandazo, tambaleo, titubeo, tropiezo
Catalantentineig, tentines, titubar, titubejar
Verbslurchwalk as if unable to control one's movements
English > lurch: 9 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA decisive defeat in a game / game / game (especially in cribbage).
Broaderdefeat, lickingAn unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest / contest
Verbslurchdefeat by a lurch
English > lurch: 9 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningabrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance).
Synonymspitch, pitching
CategoryshipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
Narrowerrock, careen, sway, tiltpitching dangerously to one side
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location
Spanishlanzamiento, sacudida, tira
Catalanbandada, recalcada
Verbslurchmove abruptly
English > lurch: 9 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of moving forward suddenly.
Synonymlunge
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanisharremetida, embestida, estocada
Catalanatac, envestida, escomesa
Verbslurchmove abruptly
English > lurch: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningwalk as if unable to control one's movements.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsstagger, reel, keel, swag, careen
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishtambalearse, titubear, vacilar
Catalantitubar, trontollar, vacil·lar
Nounslurchan unsteady uneven gait
English > lurch: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove abruptly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
Synonymspitch, shift
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanisharrojarse, cambiar de dirección, dar una sacudida, sacudirse
Nounslurchthe act of moving forward suddenly
lurchabrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
English > lurch: 9 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove slowly and unsteadily.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The truck lurched down the road"
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishtambalearse
Catalantitubar, trontollar, vacil·lar
English > lurch: 9 senses > verb 4, stative
Meaningloiter about, with no apparent aim.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymprowl
Broaderloiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill aroundBe about
Spanishaguaitar, merodear, rondar
Catalanaguaitar, rondar, voltar
English > lurch: 9 senses > verb 5, competition
Meaningdefeat by a lurch.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymskunk
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Broaderget the better of, overcome, defeatwin a victory over
Spanishdar una paliza, zurrar
Nounslurcha decisive defeat in a game / game / game (especially in cribbage)

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