Meaning of HURDLE in English

HURDLE

n.

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form: hur · dled ; hur · dling \ ' h ə rd-li ŋ , ' h ə r-d ə l-i ŋ \

Date: 1896

1 : to leap over especially while running (as in a sporting competition)

2 : OVERCOME , SURMOUNT

– hur · dler \ ' h ə rd-l ə r, ' h ə r-d ə l- ə r \ noun

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