verb (used with object), flung, fling·ing.
verb (used without object), flung, fling·ing.
Origin of fling
Related formsout·fling, verb (used with object), out·flung, out·fling·ing.
Examples from the Web for fling
Remember, the people surveyed have already signed up for a fling.Japan’s Desperate Housewives Opting for Adulterous Online Dating|Angela Erika Kubo, Jake Adelstein|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this time, we were looking for more than just a couple of great dates or a fling.
The deaf culture advocates tell me I should fling away my CI and make my home within the community.
After Mariah Carey denied having a fling with the rapper, Eminem went ballistic.Paula Broadwell, Eminem, & More Spurned Lovers Who Went Ballistic|Paula Froelich|November 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Paul Giamatti huddles at an ATM as Occupy-style protestors quote Marx and fling dead rats.In ‘Cosmopolis,’ Robert Pattinson Depicts Financial World Gone Mad|Alex Klein|August 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And so hard did he fling the money that it struck out two of Helge's teeth, and he fell senseless on the floor.Told by the Northmen:|E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton
Everywhere they went along before narrow gates of splendor which only a star of heaven seemed to fling in.Titan: A Romance v. 1 (of 2)|Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
Even Goldsmith takes a fling at him in Retaliation, which appeared about this time.The Amenities of Book-Collecting and Kindred Affections|A. Edward Newton
It was evident, then, that he meant to fling his coat on the sidewalk.Children of the Desert|Louis Dodge
Her gossiping traveller rarely fails to fling a stone at the foreigner on this head.The Quadroon|Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for fling
verb flings, flinging or flung (flʌŋ) (mainly tr)
Derived Formsflinger, noun
Word Origin for fling
Idioms and Phrases with fling
In addition to the idiom beginning with fling
- fling oneself at someone
- last fling