More definitions of "fling":
- (verb): Move in an abrupt or headlong manner.
Example: "He flung himself onto the sofa"
- (noun): The act of flinging.
- (verb): Throw with force or recklessness.
Example: "Fling the frisbee"
- (verb): Indulge oneself.
- (noun): A brief indulgence of your impulses.
Famous quotes containing the word fling:
“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)
“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)
“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)