More definitions of "fling":
- (noun): The act of flinging.
- (verb): Throw or cast away.
Synonyms: discard, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away
- (verb): Indulge oneself.
- (verb): Throw with force or recklessness.
Example: "Fling the frisbee"
- (verb): Move in an abrupt or headlong manner.
Example: "He flung himself onto the sofa"
Famous quotes containing the word fling:
“I knew that I had seen, had seen at last
That girl my unremembering nights hold fast
Or else my dreams that fly
If I should rub an eye,
And yet in flying fling into my meat
A crazy juice that makes the pulses beat....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“An aged thrush, frail, gaunt, and small,
In blast-beruffled plume,
Had chosen thus to fling his soul
Upon the growing gloom.”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)
“It will be difficult for me not to make sport for the Philistines by pulling down a house or two, since when I once take pen in hand, I must say what comes uppermost, or fling it away.”
—George Gordon Noel Byron (17881824)