• WordNet 3.6
    • n hurdler an athlete who runs the hurdles
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hurdler One who hurdles, or runs a hurdle-race.
    • n hurdler A hurdle-maker.
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In literature:

ALEC: Mother had a picture of her tapping a keg of beer with some high hurdler.
"This Side of Paradise" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The dory jumped from crest to crest like a hurdler.
"Cap'n Eri" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Gillam, although light, was a hard line-bucker and a hurdler that was afraid of nothing.
"Behind the Line" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Alfred led the way to a hurdler's hut, a rough shed, where the lovers sat down upon a heap of dry chips.
"The Soul of Susan Yellam" by Horace Annesley Vachell

In news:

A female hurdler from Syria was kicked out of the London Olympics on Saturday after failing a drug test.
The IOC said 400-meter hurdler Ghfran Almouhamad tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine on Aug 3.
Hurdler all about speed.
Josh Hilgemann, left, is a hurdler for Aberdeen Central.
Cedar Hill hurdler Jason Richardson takes silver on emotional day in track & field.
China rallying around hurdler Liu Xiang after he failed to pass first-round heat.
"Nineteen hurdlers internationally have posted faster times this year than Jones's best, 12.74 seconds, including the other two Americans in the field".
Bershawn Jackson, a top 400-meter hurdler , says a faulty ruling left him off the US Olympic team.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Olympic Hurdler Lolo Jones.
Hurdler Jason Richardson explains USA Basketball critique and mystery of 'ratchet music.
How a NY Yogurt Maker Signed an LA Hurdler .
A LIVE proposal, piano playing experts, a dancing hurdler , plus more.
Hurdler 's hot warmup dance wins her heat.
Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke wows crowds with her sexy warmup routine.
A female Australian hurdler is shaking things up on the internet.