1 a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl" [syn: crack, go, pass, whirl, offer]
2 a brief indulgence of your impulses [syn: spree]
3 the act of flinging
1 throw with force or recklessness; "fling the frisbee"
2 move in an abrupt or headlong manner; "He flung himself onto the sofa"
3 indulge oneself; "I splurged on a new TV" [syn: splurge]
4 throw or cast away; "Put away your worries" [syn: discard, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away] [also: flung]
- Rhymes with: -ɪŋ
short sexual relationship
- French: noce
Fling may refer to:
- Fling - a brief casual relationship.
- FLING, the Struggle Front for the National Independence of Guinea
- "Fling", a song by Built to Spill from their 1994 album There's Nothing Wrong with Love
- Fling - an episode of Zoboomafoo
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