HyperDic: sling

English > 9 senses of the word sling:
NOUNfoodslinga highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
artifactsling, slingshot, catapulta plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms
artifactsling, slingbacka shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel
artifactslinga simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released
artifactsling, scarf bandage, triangular bandagebandage to support an injured forearm
VERBcontactsling, catapulthurl as if with a sling
motionslinghang loosely or freely
motionslingmove with a sling
contactslinghold or carry in a sling
sling > pronunciation
Soundsslih'ng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > sling: 9 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice.
Narrowerbrandy slingA sling made with brandy
gin slingA sling made with gin
rum slingA sling made with rum
BroaderhighballA mixed drink made of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or a carbonated beverage and served in a tall glass
English > sling: 9 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones.
Synonymsslingshot, catapult
Broaderplaything, toyAn artifact designed to be played with
Spanishbaladora, gomero, honda, hondilla, resortera, tirachinas, tirador
Catalanprofunda, tirador
Verbsslinghurl as if with a sling
English > sling: 9 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel.
Synonymslingback
Broadershoefootwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
English > sling: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released.
Broaderweapon, arm, weapon systemAny instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
Spanishcabestrillo
Catalancabestrell
English > sling: 9 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningbandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck.
Synonymsscarf bandage, triangular bandage
Broaderbandage, patchA piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
English > sling: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninghurl as if with a sling.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey sling the object in the water
Synonymcatapult
Broaderhurl, hurtle, castThrow forcefully
Spanishcatapultar, tirar con honda
Catalancatapultar
Nounsslinga plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms
slingera person who uses a sling to throw something
slingingthrowing with a wide motion (as if with a sling)
English > sling: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningHang loosely or freely; let swing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderhang, hang upCause to be hanging or suspended
English > sling: 9 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove with a sling.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"sling the cargo onto the ship"
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
English > sling: 9 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningHold or carry in a sling.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"he cannot button his shirt with his slinged arm"
Broaderhold, carry, bearsupport or hold in a certain manner

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