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Definition of "slung" [slung]

  • Past tense and past participle of sling1. (verb)

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 "slung" in a sentence
  • "Lean from sickness, her skin mangy with the dry scales of the disease called bukua, she was tied hand and foot and, like a pig, slung from a stout pole that rested on the shoulders of the bearers, who intended to dine off of her."
  • "A hunter with his rifle slung is nothing more than a hiker with a stick of steel on his back."
  • "He laid languidly in one of his numerous 'matrimonio' sized hammocks, which slung from the supports of the palapa."