Definition of "slingshot" [slingshot]

  • A Y-shaped stick having an elastic strap attached to the prongs, used for flinging small stones. (noun)

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Use "slingshot" in a sentence
  • "Maybe he used a slingshot from the next building???"
  • "Make a slingshot from a about a 3/4 forked limb, then go to tie place and geta thrown out old innertube."
  • "The slingshot is the current ride I keep watching and wondering how far a person would fly if the ropes snapped."