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Noun: sling  sling
  1. Bandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck
    - scarf bandage, triangular bandage
  2. A simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released
  3. A plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
    - slingshot, catapult
  4. A shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel
    - slingback
  5. A highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
Verb: sling (slung)  sling
  1. [Brit, informal] Throw carelessly
    - chuck, toss, huck [N. Amer, informal]
  2. Hang loosely or freely; let swing
  3. Hurl as if with a sling
    - catapult
  4. Move with a sling
    "sling the cargo onto the ship"
  5. Hold or carry in a sling

Derived forms: slung, slinging, slings

Type of: arm, bandage, bear, carry, cast, displace, hang, hang up, highball [N. Amer], hold, hurl, hurtle, move, patch, plaything, shoe, throw, toy, weapon, weapon system, wing

Encyclopedia: Sling, Llanddona