More definitions of "fling":
- (verb): Move in an abrupt or headlong manner.
Example: "He flung himself onto the sofa"
- (noun): A brief indulgence of your impulses.
- (noun): The act of flinging.
- (verb): Throw with force or recklessness.
Example: "Fling the frisbee"
- (verb): Indulge oneself.
Famous quotes containing the word fling:
“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)
“Come round me, little childer;
There, dont fling stones at me
Because I mutter as I go;
But pity Moll Magee.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“What if, both mad and blinded in their rage,
Our foes should fling us down their mortal gage,
And with a hostile step profane our sod!
We shall not shrink, my brothers, but go forth”
—Henry Timrod (18281867)