Found 3 items, similar to fling.
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v 1: throw with force or recklessness; “fling the frisbee”
2: move in an abrupt or headlong manner; “He flung himself onto
3: indulge oneself; “I splurged on a new TV”
4: throw or cast away; “Put away your worries”
, toss out
, toss away
, chuck out
, cast aside
, throw out
, cast out
, throw away
, cast away
, put away
n 1: a usually brief attempt; “he took a crack at it”
; “I gave it
2: a brief indulgence of your impulses [syn: spree
3: the act of flinging
English → English
, v. i.
1. To throw; to wince; to flounce; as, the horse began to
kick and fling.
2. To cast in the teeth; to utter abusive language; to sneer;
as, the scold began to flout and fling.
3. To throw one's self in a violent or hasty manner; to rush
or spring with violence or haste.
And crop-full, out of doors he flings. --Milton.
I flung closer to his breast,
As sword that, after battle, flings to sheath.
To fling out
, to become ugly and intractable; to utter
sneers and insinuations.
(fl[i^]ng), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flung
(fl[u^]ng); p. pr. & vb. n. Flinging
.] [OE. flingen,
flengen, to rush, hurl; cf. Icel. flengia to whip, ride
furiously, OSw. flenga to strike, Sw. fl["a]nga to romp, Dan.
flenge to slash.]
1. To cast, send, to throw from the hand; to hurl; to dart;
to emit with violence as if thrown from the hand; as, to
fing a stone into the pond.
'T is Fate that flings the dice: and, as she flings,
Of kings makes peasants, and of peasants kings.
He . . . like Jove, his lighting flung. --Dryden.
I know thy generous temper well.
Fling but the appearance of dishonor on it,
It straight takes fire. --Addison.
2. To shed forth; to emit; to scatter.
The sun begins to fling
His flaring beams. --Milton.
Every beam new transient colors flings. --Pope.
3. To throw; to hurl; to throw off or down; to prostrate;
hence, to baffle; to defeat; as, to fling a party in
His horse started, flung him, and fell upon him.
To fling about
, to throw on all sides; to scatter.
To fling away
, to reject; to discard.
Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition.
To fling down
(a) To throw to the ground; esp., to throw in defiance, as
formerly knights cast a glove into the arena as a
This question so flung down before the guests, .
Was handed over by consent of all
To me who had not spoken. --Tennyson.
(b) To overturn; to demolish; to ruin.
To fling in
, to throw in; not to charge in an account; as,
in settling accounts, one party flings in a small sum, or
a few days' work.
To fling off
, to baffle in the chase; to defeat of prey;
also, to get rid of. --Addison.
To fling open
, to throw open; to open suddenly or with
violence; as, to fling open a door.
To fling out
, to utter; to speak in an abrupt or harsh
manner; as, to fling out hard words against another.
To fling up
, to relinquish; to abandon; as, to fling up a
1. A cast from the hand; a throw; also, a flounce; a kick;
as, the fling of a horse.
2. A severe or contemptuous remark; an expression of
sarcastic scorn; a gibe; a sarcasm.
I, who love to have a fling,
Both at senate house and king. --Swift.
3. A kind of dance; as, the Highland fling.
4. A trifing matter; an object of contempt. [Obs.]
England were but a fling
Save for the crooked stick and the gray goose wing.
5. a short period during which one indulges one's wishes,
whims, or desires in an unrestrained manner.
6. a love affair.
7. a casual or brief attempt to accomplish something.
8. a period during which one tries a new activity; as, he
took a fling at playing tennis.
To have one's fling
, to enjoy one's self to the full; to
have a season of dissipation. --J. H. Newman. “When I was
as young as you, I had my fling. I led a life of