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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 brief indulgence of your impulses
    - spree
  2. [informal] A short sexual relationship
  3. The act of flinging
  4. A usually brief attempt
    - crack, go, pass, whirl [informal], offer, bash [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: flinging, flings, flung

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

Encyclopedia: Fling