(noun, verb)


1. a usually brief attempt

Similar word(s): crack, go, offer, pass, whirl

Definition categories: act, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

2. a brief indulgence of your impulses

Similar word(s): spree

Definition categories: act, intemperance, intemperateness

3. the act of flinging

Definition categories: act, throw

Sentences with fling as a noun:

- the fling of a horse

- I had a fling with a girl I met on holiday.

- the Highland fling


1. throw with force or recklessness

- fling the frisbee

Definition categories: contact, throw

2. move in an abrupt or headlong manner

Definition categories: motion, move

3. indulge oneself

Similar word(s): splurge

Definition categories: possession, consume, squander, ware, waste

4. throw or cast away

Similar word(s): discard, dispose, toss

Definition categories: possession, remove

Sentences with fling as a verb:

- The scold began to flout and fling.