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Synonyms for lurch
lɜrtʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lurch, stumble, stagger(noun)

    an unsteady uneven gait

    Synonyms:
    stagger, misstep, stumble, lunge, pitch, trip-up, trip, pitching

  2. lurch(noun)

    a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)

    Synonyms:
    lunge, pitch, stumble, stagger, pitching

  3. lurch, pitch, pitching(noun)

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

    "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"

    Synonyms:
    stagger, tar, pitch shot, lunge, stumble, delivery, pitch, slant, pitching, auction pitch, sales pitch, sales talk, rake

  4. lurch, lunge(verb)

    the act of moving forward suddenly

    Synonyms:
    stagger, stumble, lunge, pitch, pitching, passado, straight thrust

  5. stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen(verb)

    walk as if unable to control one's movements

    "The drunken man staggered into the room"

    Synonyms:
    stagger, pitch, spin around, keel, careen, gyrate, spin, droop, swag, tilt, shift, skunk, wobble, whirl, distribute, flag, prowl, sag, flounder, reel

  6. lurch, pitch, shift(verb)

    move abruptly

    "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"

    Synonyms:
    cant, gear, transfer, huckster, set up, cant over, flip, tilt, agitate, deliver, peddle, hawk, stir, change, prowl, switch, reel, reposition, sky, keel, swag, budge, pitch, toss, change over, careen, shift, wobble, dislodge, incline, monger, slope, skunk, vend, stagger, slant

  7. lurch(verb)

    move slowly and unsteadily

    "The truck lurched down the road"

    Synonyms:
    stagger, reel, shift, pitch, swag, careen, keel, prowl, skunk

  8. prowl, lurch(verb)

    loiter about, with no apparent aim

    Synonyms:
    stagger, reel, pitch, prowl, swag, careen, keel, shift, skunk

  9. lurch, skunk(verb)

    defeat by a lurch

    Synonyms:
    stagger, reel, shift, pitch, swag, careen, keel, prowl, skunk

Editors Contribution

  1. flailing

    because it is a sudden movement.

    the boy was flailing on the ice.

    Submitted by rinat on November 4, 2015  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lurch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) sudden roll

  2. lurch(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) roll suddenly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    porridge

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Translations for lurch

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  • تمايلArabic
  • Schlingern, RuckGerman
  • tambalearse, bandazo, estacadaSpanish
  • embardée, faire une embardéeFrench
  • अचानक एक ओर को लड़खड़ाहटHindi
  • kecenderunganIndonesian
  • barcollio, sbilanciamento, barcollareItalian
  • пошатываться, рывокRussian
  • เซถลาThai
  • sendelemekTurkish

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