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  1. fling
    IPA[fliNG]
  2. verb

    • 1. throw or hurl forcefully:

      he picked up the debris and flung it away I was flung into jail
    • 2. move or push (something) suddenly or violently:

      he flung back the bedclothes Jennifer flung open a door
    • 3. throw oneself headlong:

      he flung himself down at her feet with a laugh
    • 4. wholeheartedly engage in or begin on (an enterprise):

      the producer flung himself into an ugly battle with the studio
    • 5. put on or take off clothes carelessly or rapidly.

    • 6. utter (words) forcefully:

      the words were flung at her like an accusation
    • 7. go angrily or violently; rush:

      he flung away to his study, slamming the door behind him

    noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: fling, plural noun: flings

    • verb

      throw or hurl forcefully:

      move or push (something) suddenly or violently:

    • noun

      a short period of enjoyment or wild behaviour:

      a short, spontaneous sexual relationship:

    • past and past participle of fling
    • past and past participle of fling
    • noun

      a vigorous Scottish dance consisting of a series of complex steps performed solo, originally to celebrate victory.
    • noun

      a vigorous Scottish dance consisting of a series of complex steps performed solo, originally to celebrate victory.
    • adjective

      distant or remote:

      widely distributed:

    • adjective

      distant or remote:

      widely distributed:

    • act recklessly or unconventionally
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