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Verb: fling (flung)  fling
  1. Throw with force or recklessness
    "fling the frisbee"
     
  2. Move in an abrupt or headlong manner
    "He flung himself onto the sofa"
     
  3. Throw or cast away
    "fling your worries";
    - discard, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away
Noun: fling  fling
  1. A usually brief attempt
    - crack, go, pass, whirl, offer
     
  2. A brief indulgence of your impulses
    - spree
     
  3. The act of flinging
     
  4. A short sexual relationship

Derived forms: flinging, flung, flings

Type of: attempt, effort, endeavor [US], endeavour [Brit, Cdn], get rid of, intemperance, intemperateness, move, remove, self-indulgence, throw, try, wing

Encyclopedia: Fling