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fling

fling

 
pronunciation:
flIng
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: flinging, flings, flung
definition: to throw hard or with force.
After missing the ball, the catcher flung his mitt to the ground in frustration.
synonyms:
heave, hurl, sling
similar words:
cast, catapult, chuck, dash, hurtle, launch, pitch, propel, throw, toss
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of flinging.
She sent the stone flying with a fling.
synonyms:
heave, throw
similar words:
cast, launch, pitch, toss
definition 2: a short period of fun and play with no cares.
This trip will be his last fling before going back to school.
similar words:
bout, romp
derivation: flinger (n.)