Origin of fling
OTHER WORDS FROM flingoutfling, verb (used with object), out·flung, out·fling·ing.
How to use fling in a sentence
In addition, Romney better watch it, flinging the tax-increase charge.
“He was flinging red-meat answers intending to fire up the crowd,” Williams told me.
Then the croupier tears open two packets of new cards, flinging the old ones into a waste-paper basket at his side.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
On rolled the wave of blue, catching and flinging back hundreds of the fleeing Confederates.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
It is as much as I can do to prevent myself flinging my arms round the old shop-woman's neck and kissing her flabby cheeks.Marguerite|Anatole France
"I am more at ease without it," said the boy, flinging the velvet square angrily across the room.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
In the midst of its heaving waters he quickly arose flinging his long arms wildly about, and shouting for help with bubbling cry.Hunted and Harried|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for fling
Derived forms of flingflinger, noun
Word Origin for fling
Other Idioms and Phrases with fling
In addition to the idiom beginning with fling
- fling oneself at someone
- last fling