FLING, verb transitive preterit tense and participle passive flung. [Latin lego legare.]
1. To cast, send or throw from the hand; to hurl; as, to fling a stone at a bird.
Tis fate that flings the dice; and as she flings,
Of kings makes peasants, and of peasants, kings.
2. To dart; to cast with violence; to send forth.
He - like Jove, his lightning flung.
3. To send forth; to emit; to scatter.
Every beam new transient colors flings.
4. To throw; to drive by violence.
5. To throw to the ground; to prostrate.
The wrestler flung his antagonist.
6. To baffle; to defeat; as, to fling a party in litigation.
To fling away, to reject; to discard.
Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition.
1. To fling down, to demolish; to ruin.
2. To throw to the ground.
To fling out, to utter; to speak; as, to fling out hard words against another.
To fling off, to baffle in the chase, to defeat of prey.
To fling in, to throw in; to make an allowance or deduction, or not to charge in an account. In settling accounts, one party flings in a small sum, or a few days work.
To fling open, to throw open; to open suddenly or with violence; as, to fling open a door.
To fling up, to relinquish; to abandon; as, to fling up a design.
FLING, verb intransitive
1. To flounce; to wince; to fly into violent and irregular motions. The horse began to kick and fling
2. To cast in the teeth; to utter harsh language; to sneer; to upbraid. The scold began to flout and fling
To fling out, to grow unruly or outrageous.
1. A throw; a cast from the hand.
2. A gibe; a sneer; a sarcasm; a severe or contemptuous remark.
I, who love to have a fling
Both at senate house and king.