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OTHER WORDS FROM slungun·slung, adjective
Words nearby slung
Definition for slung (2 of 2)
- a chain for supporting a hoisting yard.
- slings, the area of a hoisting yard to which such chains are attached; the middle of a hoisting yard.
verb (used with object), slung, sling·ing.
Origin of sling1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH slingsling slink
Example sentences from the Web for slung
SpaceShipTwo had been slung under the jet-powered carrier aircraft WhiteKnightTwo before taking off.
Once bags were slung across shoulders, they departed to enjoy a short leave period before reporting back to duty.
Then he slung his rifle around his back, took out his loaded pistol, and stared hard at the handcuffed Iraqi.The Night the SEALS Captured the Butcher of Fallujah|Patrick Robinson|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A light-colored backpack was slung casually over his right shoulder.How a Famous Marathon Bombing Victim Helped Name the Suspects|Michael Daly|April 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The engine is slung from a small aluminum subframe, and hangs on by the cylinder heads.Ducati’s Panigale and History’s Most Innovative Motorcycles|Chris Hunter|November 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
He went on, still grunting, while Dan rose to his feet and slung his blanket from his shoulder.The Battle Ground|Ellen Glasgow
They made up packs and slung them, then climbed out of the gully.Genesis|H. Beam Piper
I slung the wounded man overboard to the sharks, and then began to consider what was best to do.Yorke The Adventurer|Louis Becke
He had slung on his cartridge box, his sword, and his volunteer's rifle.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
Elisy got up, slung his wallet over his shoulders, and turned back.
British Dictionary definitions for slung (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for slung (2 of 3)
- a halyard for a yard
- (often plural) the part of a yard where the sling is attached
verb slings, slinging or slung
Derived forms of slingslinger, noun
Word Origin for sling
British Dictionary definitions for slung (3 of 3)
Word Origin for sling
Medical definitions for slung
Idioms and Phrases with slung
In addition to the idioms beginning with sling
- sling hash
- sling mud at
- ass in a sling