More definitions of "fling":
- (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
- (noun): The act of flinging.
- (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"
- (noun): A brief indulgence of your impulses.
Famous quotes containing the word fling:
“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)
“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)
“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)