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Definition of Fling


  1. To cast, send, to throw from the hand; to hurl; to dart; to emit with violence as if thrown from the hand; as, to fing a stone into the pond.
  2. To shed forth; to emit; to scatter.
  3. To throw; to hurl; to throw off or down; to prostrate; hence, to baffle; to defeat; as, to fling a party in litigation.
  4. To throw; to wince; to flounce; as, the horse began to kick and fling.
  5. To cast in the teeth; to utter abusive language; to sneer; as, the scold began to flout and fling.
  6. To throw one's self in a violent or hasty manner; to rush or spring with violence or haste.
  7. A cast from the hand; a throw; also, a flounce; a kick; as, the fling of a horse.
  8. A severe or contemptuous remark; an expression of sarcastic scorn; a gibe; a sarcasm.
  9. A kind of dance; as, the Highland fling.
  10. A trifing matter; an object of contempt.
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Fling Translations

fling in Afrikaans is swaai
fling in Danish is svinge
fling in Dutch is slingeren, swingen, zwaaien
fling in Finnish is heiluttaa
fling in French is brandir
fling in German is schleudern, werfen, schleudern
fling in Latin is proicio
fling in Norwegian is hive, slenge, kast
fling in Portuguese is arremesse