flung

[ fluhng ]
/ flʌŋ /

verb

simple past tense and past participle of fling.

Definition for flung (2 of 2)

fling
[ fling ]
/ flɪŋ /

verb (used with object), flung, fling·ing.

verb (used without object), flung, fling·ing.

noun

Origin of fling

1250–1300; Middle English; compare Swedish flänga to fly, race

OTHER WORDS FROM fling

out·fling, verb (used with object), out·flung, out·fling·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for flung (1 of 2)

flung
/ (flʌŋ) /

verb

the past tense and past participle of fling

British Dictionary definitions for flung (2 of 2)

fling
/ (flɪŋ) /

verb flings, flinging or flung (flʌŋ) (mainly tr)

noun

Derived forms of fling

flinger, noun

Word Origin for fling

C13: of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse flengja to flog, Swedish flänga, Danish flænge
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Idioms and Phrases with flung

fling

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