HyperDic: fling

English > 7 senses of the word fling:
VERBcontactflingthrow with force or recklessness
motionflingmove in an abrupt or headlong manner
possessionfling, splurgeindulge oneself
possessionfling, discard, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put awaythrow or cast away
NOUNactfling, crack, go, pass, whirl, offera usually brief attempt
actfling, spreea brief indulgence of your impulses
actflingthe act of flinging
fling > pronunciation
Soundsflih'ng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > fling: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA usually brief attempt.
Synonymscrack, go, pass, whirl, offer
Broaderattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, tryearnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish / accomplish something
Spanishconato, disposición, pase, prueba, tentativa, vuelta
English > fling: 7 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA brief indulgence of your impulses.
Synonymspree
Narrowerspending spreeA brief period of extravagant spending
Broaderintemperance, intemperateness, self-indulgenceexcess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence
Spanishaventura amorosa, cana al aire
Verbsflingindulge oneself
English > fling: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of flinging.
BroaderthrowThe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
Verbsflingthrow with force or recklessness
flingthrow or cast away
English > fling: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningThrow with force or recklessness.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"fling the frisbee"
Narrowerflip, toss, sky, pitchThrow or toss with a light motion
BroaderthrowPropel through the air
Spanisharrojar, aventar, lanzar, tirar
Catalangitar, llançar, llençar
Nounsflingthe act of flinging
English > fling: 7 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove in an abrupt or headlong manner.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s PP
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
English > fling: 7 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningindulge oneself.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsplurge
Broaderconsume, squander, waste, warespend extravagantly
Spanishdespilfarrar, hacerse un cariñito, parrandear
Nounsflinga brief indulgence of your impulses
English > fling: 7 senses > verb 4, possession
Meaningthrow or cast away.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsdiscard, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away
Narrowerabandonforsake, leave behind
close outterminate by selling off or disposing of
de-accessdispose of by selling
deep-six, give it the deep sixtoss out
dumpthrow away as refuse
jettisonthrow away, of something encumbering
retiredispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
sell out, sell up, liquidizeGet rid of all one's merchandise
trash, junk, scrapdispose of (something useless or old)
unlearndiscard something previously learnt, like an old habit
wasteGet rid of
Broaderget rid of, removedispose of
Spanisharrojar, botar, descartar, desechar, deshacerse, echar, expulsar, naufragar, olvidar, tirar
Catalanapartar, descartar, expel·lir, expulsar, gitar, llençar
Nounsflingthe act of flinging

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