Definition for flung (2 of 2)
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 flung
There was even a free-spirited frock made of ropes, which flung about through her ritualistic dance.Gareth Pugh's Fashion Show Lacked Fashion, But Not Passion|Justin Jones|September 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The road salt makes a mushy, corrosive paste that is flung universally about the under-and over-sides of every vehicle.
And so it is Asian British women who are flung to the wolves.
They flung the flowers out over the cliff; and then something strange happened that you may not believe.
Beard nodded, and without another word, Kenney flung the work into the wastebasket.
Their faces fell as he flung the little cap upon the ground.The Adventures of Akbar|Flora Annie Steel
It was flung noisily open, revealing Mathurin standing in the full glare of the lamplight.Autumn Glory|Ren Bazin
And with a cry she flung herself into 211 the jumble of bright garments on her bed, and wept as if her heart would break.Cloudy Jewel|Grace Livingston Hill
Then suddenly I flung myself on my knees, and prayed—though what about and to whom I cannot say.Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare
Mrs Desmond flung out her hands with a pretty, characteristic gesture.Captain Desmond, V.C.|Maud Diver
British Dictionary definitions for flung (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for flung (2 of 2)
verb flings, flinging or flung (flʌŋ) (mainly tr)
Derived Formsflinger, noun
Word Origin for fling
Idioms and Phrases with flung
In addition to the idiom beginning with fling
- fling oneself at someone
- last fling