More definitions of "fling":
- (verb): Indulge oneself.
- (noun): The act of flinging.
- (verb): Throw with force or recklessness.
Example: "Fling the frisbee"
- (verb): Move in an abrupt or headlong manner.
Example: "He flung himself onto the sofa"
- (noun): A brief indulgence of your impulses.
Famous quotes containing the word fling:
“I knew that I had seen, had seen at last
That girl my unremembering nights hold fast
Or else my dreams that fly
If I should rub an eye,
And yet in flying fling into my meat
A crazy juice that makes the pulses beat....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“Here, my dear Lucy, hide these books. Quick, quick! Fling Peregrine Pickle under the toilettethrow Roderick Random into the closetput The Innocent Adultery into The Whole Duty of Man; thrust Lord Aimworth under the sofa! cram Ovid behind the bolster; thereput The Man of Feeling into your pocket. Now for them.”
—Richard Brinsley Sheridan (17511816)
“Earth does not understand her child,
Who from the loud gregarious town
Returns, depleted and defiled,
To the still woods, to fling him down.”
—Edna St. Vincent Millay (18921950)