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 flinging
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.
One captain alone dared approach him again, flinging rockets on board of him, and so setting fire to the vessel.The book of the ladies|Pierre de Bourdeille Brantme
It seemed that a great serpent had attacked him, and, flinging its coils about his body, was slowly squeezing out his life.The Moon Destroyers|Monroe K. Ruch
A new dread assailed me, as, flinging the door wide open, I blinked in the sudden glare of powerful globes.Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1930|Victor Rousseau
The young men hesitate a moment, they they add their embrace, flinging themselves on Stephenson's neck, along with the girls.The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Our mules plunged through the swift current, flinging the spray over our heads.The Rifle Rangers|Captain Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for flinging
verb flings, flinging or flung (flʌŋ) (mainly tr)
Derived Formsflinger, noun
Word Origin for fling
Idioms and Phrases with flinging
In addition to the idiom beginning with fling
- fling oneself at someone
- last fling