What is fling?

  • (verb): Indulge oneself.
    Synonyms: splurge
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "fling":

  • (noun): A brief indulgence of your impulses.
    Synonyms: spree
  • (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): The act of flinging.

Famous quotes containing the word fling:

    Come round me, little childer;
    There, don’t fling stones at me
    Because I mutter as I go;
    But pity Moll Magee.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    An aged thrush, frail, gaunt, and small,
    In blast-beruffled plume,
    Had chosen thus to fling his soul
    Upon the growing gloom.
    Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)

    Earth does not understand her child,
    Who from the loud gregarious town
    Returns, depleted and defiled,
    To the still woods, to fling him down.
    Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892–1950)