• Lurch Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To swallow or eat greedily; to devour; hence, to swallow up.
- (v. i.) To withdraw to one side, or to a private place; to lurk.
- (v. t.) To leave in the lurch; to cheat.
- (v. i.) To dodge; to shift; to play tricks.
- (n.) An old game played with dice and counters; a variety of the game of tables.
- (n.) 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.
- (v. t.) To steal; to rob.
- (v. i.) To roll or sway suddenly to one side, as a ship or a drunken man.
- (n.) A double score in cribbage for the winner when his adversary has been left in the lurch.
• Lurching Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lurch