Associations to the word «Fling»

Pictures for the word «Fling»

Wiktionary

FLING, noun. An act of throwing, often violently.
FLING, noun. An act of moving the limbs or body with violent movements, especially in a dance.
FLING, noun. An act or period of unrestrained indulgence.
FLING, noun. A short, often sexual, relationship.
FLING, noun. (figuratively) An attempt, a try (as in "give it a fling").
FLING, noun. (obsolete) A severe or contemptuous remark; an expression of sarcastic scorn; a gibe; a sarcasm.
FLING, noun. A kind of dance.
FLING, noun. (obsolete) A trifing matter; an object of contempt.
FLING, verb. (transitive) To throw with violence or quick movement; to hurl.
FLING, verb. (intransitive) (archaic) To throw oneself in a violent or hasty manner; to rush or spring with violence or haste.
FLING, verb. (intransitive) (archaic) To throw; to wince; to flounce.
FLING, verb. (intransitive) (archaic) To utter abusive language; to sneer.
FLING OUT, verb. To become ugly and intractable; to utter sneers and insinuations.

Dictionary definition

FLING, noun. A usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl".
FLING, noun. A brief indulgence of your impulses.
FLING, noun. The act of flinging.
FLING, verb. Throw with force or recklessness; "fling the frisbee".
FLING, verb. Move in an abrupt or headlong manner; "He flung himself onto the sofa".
FLING, verb. Indulge oneself; "I splurged on a new TV".
FLING, verb. Throw or cast away; "Put away your worries".

Wise words

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Friedrich Nietzsche