What is another word for hurdling?

Pronunciation: [hˈɜːdlɪŋ] (IPA)

Hurdling is a term commonly used in sports to refer to the act of jumping over obstacles while running. Some synonyms for hurdling include leaping, vaulting, bounding, springing, and jumping. These words are usually applied in contexts outside of sports, but they share a common meaning with hurdling in that they all involve an element of jumping. Leaping and vaulting can be used to describe long jumps, while bounding and springing typically refer to a shorter distance. Jumping, on the other hand, is a general term that can apply to any type of leap. Regardless of the synonym used, hurdling requires agility, strength, and precision in order to execute successfully.

What are the hypernyms for Hurdling?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    athletics, field, track, Sports, Athletic jumping, Athletic race, Barrier jumping, Barrier racing, Floating obstacle.

Usage examples for Hurdling

Still, a handful of boys went in for running, hurdling, pole-vaulting, jumping and shot-putting in preparation for the preparatory school meet.
"The Crimson Sweater"
Ralph Henry Barbour
But that is hurdling about three chapters.
"At Good Old Siwash"
George Fitch
hurdling the stones and dead pinyons, Wallace ran a mile down the slope, only to find he had been deceived in the direction.
"The Last of the Plainsmen"
Zane Grey

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