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Definition of "flings" []

  • To throw, esp with force or abandon; hurl or toss (verb)
  • To put or send without warning or preparation (verb)
  • To move (oneself or a part of the body) with abandon or speed (verb)
  • To apply (oneself) diligently and with vigour (to) (verb)
  • To cast aside; disregard (verb)
  • To utter violently or offensively (verb)
  • To give out; emit (verb)
  • The act or an instance of flinging; toss; throw (noun)
  • A period or occasion of unrestrained, impulsive, or extravagant behaviour (noun)
  • Any of various vigorous Scottish reels full of leaps and turns, such as the Highland fling (noun)
  • A trial; try (noun)
  • Plural form of fling. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fling. (verb)

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Use "flings" in a sentence
  • "This, certainly, gives women a peace of mind that men only experience at the extremes of relationships: condoms for those short-term flings and false starts, sterilization after a good long go."
  • "(INAUDIBLE) is that women who are seeking short-term flings care more about physical attractiveness than those looking for a lifelong partner."
  • "Suddenly our Captain flings up his hand, takes the stairs at a bound, and flies to the prow."