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verb. ['ˈflɪŋ'] throw with force or recklessness.
Rhymes with Fling
How do you pronounce fling?
Pronounce fling as flɪŋ.
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Sentences with fling
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Trebuchets were designed to fling objects farther than any other kind of catapult.
2. Noun, singular or mass
A fling replaces the dry vermouth with sweet, then adds a splash of orange bitters for contrast.
3. Verb, base form
When the counterbalance goes down, the trebuchet will fling its payload up into the air.
Quotes about fling
1. Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public.
- Winston S. Churchill
2. When they have discovered truth in nature they fling it into a book, where it is even worse hands.
- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
verb. ['ˈflɪŋ'] move in an abrupt or headlong manner.
verb. ['ˈflɪŋ'] throw or cast away.
- close out
- sell out
- chuck out
- toss away
- toss out
- sell up
- cast out
- cast away
- put away
- throw out
- cast aside
- give it the deep six
- get rid of
- throw away
noun. ['ˈflɪŋ'] a brief indulgence of your impulses.
noun. ['ˈflɪŋ'] the act of flinging.
noun. ['ˈflɪŋ'] a usually brief attempt.
verb. ['ˈflɪŋ'] indulge oneself.
- get up