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Synonyms for fling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crack, fling, go, pass, whirl, offer(noun)

    a usually brief attempt

    "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"

    mountain pass, cristal, sally, strait, swirl, gap, hug drug, twisting, disco biscuit, flip, crevice, cranny, head, bye, snap, whirl, notch, fissure, spin, offer, passing game, offering, commotion, convolution, turn, chap, passing play, tour, laissez passer, quip, vortex, go, spree, crack, scissure, pass, crack cocaine, spell, wisecrack, toss, walk, twist, fracture, base on balls, ecstasy, go game, straits, liberty chit, qualifying, passport, tornado, twirl, cracking, cleft, passing, shot

  2. spree, fling(noun)

    a brief indulgence of your impulses

    whirl, pass, spree, crack, offer, go

  3. fling(verb)

    the act of flinging

    whirl, pass, spree, crack, offer, go

  4. fling(verb)

    throw with force or recklessness

    "fling the frisbee"

    cast aside, cast away, dispose, toss, cast out, throw away, discard, throw out, toss out, chuck out, put away, toss away, splurge

  5. fling(verb)

    move in an abrupt or headlong manner

    "He flung himself onto the sofa"

    cast aside, cast away, dispose, toss, cast out, throw away, discard, throw out, toss out, chuck out, put away, toss away, splurge

  6. splurge, fling(verb)

    indulge oneself

    "I splurged on a new TV"

    cast aside, cast away, dispose, toss, cast out, throw away, discard, throw out, toss out, chuck out, put away, toss away, splurge

  7. discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away(verb)

    throw or cast away

    "Put away your worries"

    throw out, toss out, lag, discard, put to sleep, convulse, qualify, banish, tuck away, incarcerate, expel, thresh, flip, toss away, boot out, ban, kick out, slash, lock up, lock, turf out, put aside, cast away, remand, advance, shut up, dispose, blackball, chuck, jactitate, cast, splurge, cast aside, put behind bars, sky, throw, thresh about, oust, imprison, immure, jail, exclude, thrash about, dismiss, shut away, cast out, jug, pitch, chuck out, thrash, toss, throw away, shun, drum out, turn out, gaol, incline, drop, ostracise, lock in, lock away, ostracize, tuck in, eject, cast off, throw off, shake off, put away, shed

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fling

    To send is to cause to go or pass from one place to another, and always in fact or thought away from the agent or agency that controls the act. Send in its most common use involves personal agency without personal presence; according to the adage, "If you want your business done, go; if not, send;" one sends a letter or a bullet, a messenger or a message. In all the derived uses this same idea controls; if one sends a ball into his own heart, the action is away from the directing hand, and he is viewed as the passive recipient of his own act; it is with an approach to personification that we speak of the bow sending the arrow, or the gun the shot. To despatch is to send hastily or very promptly, ordinarily with a destination in view; to dismiss is to send away from oneself without reference to a destination; as, to dismiss a clerk, an application, or an annoying subject. To discharge is to send away so as to relieve a person or thing of a load; we discharge a gun or discharge the contents; as applied to persons, discharge is a harsher term than dismiss. To emit is to send forth from within, with no reference to a destination; as, the sun emits light and heat. Transmit, from the Latin, is a dignified term, often less vigorous than the Saxon send, but preferable at times in literary or scientific use; as, to transmit the crown, or the feud, from generation to generation; to transmit a charge of electricity. Transmit fixes the attention more on the intervening agency, as send does upon the points of departure and destination.

    cast, dart, delegate, depute, despatch, discharge, dismiss, drive, emit, forward, hurl, impel, lance, launch, project, propel, send, sling, throw, transmit

    bring, carry, convey, get, give, hand, hold, keep, receive, retain

    To send from the hand to or toward (rarely at) a mark; send to a friend by a messenger or by mail; send a person into banishment; send a shell among the enemy.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fling

    cast, throw, emit, toss, hurl, ejaculate

    snatch, grasp, hold, keep, retain, arrest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fling(v. a.)

    throw, cast, hurl, toss, dart, pitch, flirt, chuck, shy

  2. fling(v. a.)

    prostrate, overthrow, throw to the ground, throw down

  3. fling(v. n.)

    flounce, wince, fly into violent motions

  4. fling(n.)

    throw, cast, toss

  5. fling(n.)

    jeer, gibe, flout, scoff, sneer, taunt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fling":

    adventure, flirtation, affair

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How to use fling in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The moment the bride and groom tie the nuptial knot, that couple is brought into the boxing ring to fling & fight and subsequently those very marriage guests and outsiders become the spectators to clap and cheer with their every knock on each other.

  2. Woody Allen:

    I started the relationship with her and I thought it would just be a fling. It wouldn’t be serious, but it had a life of its own. And I never thought it would be anything more. Then we started going together, then we started living together, and we were enjoying it. And the age difference didn’t seem to matter. It seemed to work in our favor actually.

  3. Erin Moran:

    A special shout out to Scott Baio, i already went on Twitter about you. I hope it finds you. You and my lil sis had a very very brief fling… Scott, I'd advise you to get on your knees and pray you never run into me.

  4. Jeff Bock:

    'X-Men' destroyed Alice, no question, that's what happens when a spring fling attempts to go full-tilt summer blockbuster. We've seen this happen in the past and it usually doesn't work out.

  5. Louis Untermeyer:

    Nothing but blackness aboveAnd nothing that moves but the cars...God, if you wish for our love,Fling us a handful of stars

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  • صب, اندفع, رمىArabic
  • веселие, развлечение, хвърлям, хвърляне, мятане, флирт, запращамBulgarian
  • mrštit, hoditCzech
  • Affäre, schleudernGerman
  • ρίψιμοGreek
  • aventura, aventar, lanzar, arrojarSpanish
  • säätöFinnish
  • aventure, passade, jeterFrench
  • हाथ बढ़ानाHindi
  • նետել, գցելArmenian
  • bantingIndonesian
  • slanciare, scagliareItalian
  • לְהַשְׁלִיךHebrew
  • 投げるJapanese
  • affære, eventyrNorwegian
  • avontuurtje, slippertje, smijtenDutch
  • caso, arremessar, lançar, flingPortuguese
  • chuqayQuechua
  • aruncaRomanian
  • бросать, бросить, метать, метнуть, швырнуть, кидать, кинуть, швырятьRussian

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