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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: lurch gerakan mendadak
English → English (WordNet) Definition: lurch lurch n 1: an unsteady uneven gait [syn: stumble, stagger] 2: a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage) 3: abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); “the pitching and tossing was quite exciting” [syn: pitch, pitching] 4: the act of moving forward suddenly [syn: lunge] v 1: walk as if unable to control one's movements; “The drunken man staggered into the room” [syn: stagger, reel, keel, swag, careen] 2: move abruptly; “The ship suddenly lurched to the left” [syn: pitch, shift] 3: move slowly and unsteadily; “The truck lurched down the road” 4: loiter about, with no apparent aim [syn: prowl] 5: defeat by a lurch [syn: skunk]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Lurch Lurch \Lurch\, v. i. [L. lurcare, lurcari.] To swallow or eat greedily; to devour; hence, to swallow up. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Too far off from great cities, which may hinder business; too near them, which lurcheth all provisions, and maketh everything dear. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Lurch \Lurch\, n. [OF. lourche name of a game; as adj., deceived, embarrassed.] 1. An old game played with dice and counters; a variety of the game of tables. [1913 Webster] 2. A double score in cribbage for the winner when his adversary has been left in the lurch. [1913 Webster] Lady --- has cried her eyes out on losing a lurch. --Walpole. [1913 Webster] To leave one in the lurch. (a) In the game of cribbage, to leave one's adversary so far behind that the game is won before he has scored thirty-one. (b) To leave one behind; hence, to abandon, or fail to stand by, a person in a difficulty. --Denham. [1913 Webster] But though thou'rt of a different church, I will not leave thee in the lurch. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] Lurch \Lurch\ (l[^u]rch), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lurched (l[^u]rcht); p. pr. & vb. n. Lurching.] To roll or sway suddenly to one side, as a ship or a drunken man; to move forward while lurching. [1913 Webster +PJC] Lurch \Lurch\, v. i. [A variant of lurk.] 1. To withdraw to one side, or to a private place; to lurk. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To dodge; to shift; to play tricks. [1913 Webster] I . . . am fain to shuffle, to hedge, and to lurch. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Lurch \Lurch\, v. t. 1. To leave in the lurch; to cheat. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Never deceive or lurch the sincere communicant. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. To steal; to rob. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And in the brunt of seventeen battles since He lurched all swords of the garland. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Lurch \Lurch\, n. [Cf. W. llerch, llerc, a frisk, a frisking backward or forward, a loitering, a lurking, a lurking, llercian, llerciaw, to be idle, to frisk; or perh. fr. E. lurch to lurk.] A sudden roll of a ship to one side, as in heavy weather; hence, a swaying or staggering movement to one side, as that by a drunken man. Fig.: A sudden and capricious inclination of the mind. [1913 Webster]


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