Rhymes   Lyrics and poems   Near rhymes   Synonyms / Related   Phrases   Example sentences   Descriptive words   [Definitions]   Homophones   Similar sound   Same consonants  

Definitions of 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)
  • noun:   a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)
  • verb:   move slowly and unsteadily
    Example: "The truck lurched down the road"
  • verb:   defeat by a lurch
  • verb:   move abruptly
    Example: "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
  • verb:   loiter about, with no apparent aim
  • verb:   walk as if unable to control one's movements

Related words...
(New!) Usage examples...
Descriptive words...

Search for lurch at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See lurch used in context: 30 poetry verses, 1 Shakespeare work, 6 definitions

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2019 Datamuse