Meaning of HURDLE in English


n. 25B6; noun

his leg hit a hurdle : FENCE, jump, barrier, barricade, bar, railing, rail.

the final hurdle to overcome : OBSTACLE, difficulty, problem, barrier, bar, snag, fly in the ointment, stumbling block, impediment, obstruction, complication, hindrance; Brit. spanner in the works; informal headache.

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