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lurch

 
Noun lurch has 4 senses
  1. lurch, stumble, stagger - an unsteady uneven gait
    --1 is a kind of gait
    Derived form: verb lurch1
  2. lurch - a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)
    --2 is a kind of
    defeat, licking
    Derived form: verb lurch5
  3. lurch, pitch, pitching - abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
    --3 is a kind of motion, movement, move, motility
    --3 has particulars: rock, careen, sway, tilt
    Derived form: verb lurch2
  4. lurch, lunge - the act of moving forward suddenly
    --4 is a kind of motion, movement, move
    Derived form: verb lurch2
Verb lurch has 5 senses
  1. stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen - walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"
    --1 is one way to walk
    Derived form: noun lurch1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. lurch, pitch, shift - move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
    --2 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun lurch4, noun lurch3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. lurch - move slowly and unsteadily; "The truck lurched down the road"
    --3 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. prowl, lurch - loiter about, with no apparent aim
    --4 is one way to loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. lurch, skunk - defeat by a lurch
    --5 is one way to get the better of, overcome, defeat
    Derived form: noun lurch2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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