(noun, verb)


1. a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice

Definition categories: food, highball

2. a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

Similar word(s): catapult, slingshot

Definition categories: man–made, plaything, toy

3. a shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel

Similar word(s): slingback

Definition categories: man–made, shoe

4. a simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released

Definition categories: man–made, arm, weapon

5. bandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck

Definition categories: man–made, bandage, patch

Sentences with sling as a noun:

- gin sling

- a Singapore sling


1. hurl as if with a sling

Similar word(s): catapult

Definition categories: contact, cast, hurl, hurtle

2. hang loosely or freely; let swing

Definition categories: motion, hang

3. move with a sling

- sling the cargo onto the ship

Definition categories: motion, displace, move

4. hold or carry in a sling

- he cannot button his shirt with his slinged arm

Definition categories: contact, bear, carry, hold