What is the definition of lurch?

Definitions for lurch

  • noun - an unsteady uneven gait
  • noun - the act of moving forward suddenly
  • noun - abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
  • verb - defeat by a lurch
  • verb - move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
  • verb - walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"
  • verb - move slowly and unsteadily; "The truck lurched down the road"
  • verb - loiter about
  • noun - a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)
  • Pronounciation of lurch

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    Synonyms for lurch

    lunge pitch stumble pitching stagger shift careen reel prowl keel skunk swag

    Antonyms for lurch

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    Holonyms for lurch

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    Hypernyms for lurch

    movement move gait motility motion licking overcome go footle hang around lurk defeat locomote lollygag mess about mill about walk loiter loaf tarry mill around get the better of travel lounge lallygag linger

    Hyponyms for lurch

    sway tilt rock careen

    Meronyms for lurch

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    Sounds like lurch

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