Definition of hurling in English:

hurling

noun

  • An Irish game resembling field hockey, played with a shorter stick with a broader oval blade. It is the national game of Ireland and may date back to the 2nd millennium BC.

    • ‘At present only Gaelic games such as Gaelic football and hurling are allowed to be played.’
    • ‘Gaelic football and hurling have been arousing Irish passions for a long, long time.’
    • ‘It was a most enjoyable afternoon of hurling, camogie and football.’
    • ‘The camps will feature football, hurling and handball.’
    • ‘He played football and hurling in three different counties.’

Pronunciation

hurling

/ˈhərliNG/