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(noun, verb)


There are 9 meanings of the word Lurch.

How to pronounce lurch:


Lurch - as a noun

An unsteady uneven gait

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A decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)

Abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)

Example: "The pitching and tossing was quite exciting"

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Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

The act of moving forward suddenly

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Lurch - as a verb

Walk as if unable to control one's movements

Example: "The drunken man staggered into the room"

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Move abruptly

Example: "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"

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Move slowly and unsteadily

Example: "The truck lurched down the road"

Loiter about, with no apparent aim

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Defeat by a lurch

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Example Sentences

"He lurched forward as the bus suddenly stopped."
"The drunk man lurched from side to side as he walked."
"The boat lurched violently in the stormy sea."
"The car lurched forward when the traffic light turned green."
"Her heart lurched when she saw him walking towards her."
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Word Game Points

Is LURCH a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, lurch is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

LURCH has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is LURCH a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, lurch is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
LURCH has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is LURCH a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, lurch is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
LURCH has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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