Definitions For Hurdle


  • The act of jumping over an obstacle
  • A light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races
  • An obstacle that you are expected to overcome
  • One of a series of barriers to be jumped over in a race
  • A race in which runners must jump over hurdles
  • Something that makes an achievement difficult


  • Jump a hurdle
  • To jump over (something) while running
  • To deal with (a problem or difficulty) successfully

Is Hurdle a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Hurdle is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hurdle in a Sentence

  • He won a medal in the high hurdles.
  • The company faces severe financial hurdles this year.
  • The horse hurdled the fence.

Synonyms for Hurdle

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