1. [ verb ] throw with force or recklessness

"fling the frisbee"

Related terms: throw flip
2. [ verb ] move in an abrupt or headlong manner

"He flung himself onto the sofa"

Related terms: move
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 23049
4. [ noun ] a brief indulgence of your impulses
Synonyms: spree bout
Related terms: revel intemperance spending_spree splurge
5. [ verb ] throw or cast away
Synonyms: throw_away discard dispose throw_out toss_away cast_aside put_away toss cast_out cast_away chuck_out toss_out

"Put away your worries"

Related terms: get_rid_of dump abandon sell_out trash retire waste deep-six jettison de-access unlearn close_out disposal discard discard
6. [ verb ] indulge oneself
Synonyms: splurge

"I splurged on a new TV"

Related terms: consume squander spree
7. [ noun ] a usually brief attempt
Synonyms: go pass whirl offer crack

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

Related terms: attempt
8. [ noun ] the act of flinging
Related terms: throw discard
Similar spelling:   flying