catapult

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ˈkæ.tə.pʌlt/
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  • Hyphenation: cat‧a‧pult

Noun[change]

Singular
catapult

Plural
catapults

A catapult.
  1. (countable) A catapult is an object that can be used to throw or launch objects such as stones.
    That child used the catapult to hit his friend.

Verb[change]

Plain form
catapult

Third-person singular
catapults

Past tense
catapulted

Past participle
catapulted

Present participle
catapulting

  1. (transitive) When you catapult something, it means that you throw an object through the air.
    That small stone was being catapulted towards the road.