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Definition of "fling" []

  • To throw with violence: flung the dish against the wall. See Synonyms at throw. (verb-transitive)
  • To put or send suddenly or unexpectedly: troops that were flung into battle. (verb-transitive)
  • To throw (oneself) into an activity with abandon and energy. (verb-transitive)
  • To cast aside; discard: fling propriety away. (verb-transitive)
  • To move quickly, violently, or impulsively. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fling" in a sentence
  • "*dig scratch fling fling fling* Ware iz it ware iz it!"
  • "Would a short-term fling really be enough for you, Isabella?"
  • "The Peter-Dale affair is spicy enough, but Melanie's on-again, off-again fling with a younger reporter is rather coyly handled, and the glamorous president seems doomed to celibacy."