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  • nouncasual throw
  • noununrestrained behavior
  • verbthrow with abandon

synonyms for fling

  • cast
  • chuck
  • firing
  • heave
  • hurl
  • launching
  • lob
  • peg
  • pitch
  • shot
  • toss
See also synonyms for: flung
  • essay
  • splurge
  • indulgence
  • affair
  • rampage
  • whirl
  • binge
  • try
  • trial
  • party
  • orgy
  • stab
  • gamble
  • venture
  • crack
  • go
  • attempt
  • spree
  • fun
  • shot
  • celebration
  • good time
  • lob
  • jerk
  • dump
  • hurl
  • sling
  • heave
  • catapult
  • propel
  • launch
  • fire
  • toss
  • pitch
  • chuck
  • send
  • cast
  • shy
  • precipitate
  • peg
  • let fly
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How to use fling in a sentence

She was remarkably nice, and by the time she admitted that she—in an effort to impress us—had watched Spikeball tutorials prior to coming, I knew it was more than a fling.
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I didn’t have to wonder if he saw me as a fling or if he was ready for a serious girlfriend.
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In the 1990s, a team at Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island built a 50-foot-wide ring to fling muons around and began collecting data.
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She’d had on-trail romances before, and Constantine, she thought, was funny and handsome enough for a rebound fling—some “trail tail,” she kids.
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Whether he’s rushing into a fling or trying to escape a heartbreak, time never seems to be moving fast enough.
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Softbank had an even shorter fling with Boston Dynamics than Google, and it was forced to sell the company after its investments in Uber, WeWork, and the now-dead satellite-broadband provider OneWeb tanked.
BOSTON DYNAMICS SELLS TO HYUNDAI MOTOR GROUP IN $1.1 BILLION DEALRON AMADEODECEMBER 11, 2020ARS TECHNICA
When I come home from the lessons I fling myself on the sofa, and feel as if I never wanted to get up again.
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At sight of this generous enemy, this faithful friend, how could he restrain the grateful impulse to fling himself into his arms!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Honey-Bee was too proper to fling hers up also, so taking off the shoe that wouldn't stay on she threw it joyfully over her head.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
This, with contemptuous indignation, we fling back into their face, as a scorpion to a vulture.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
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WORDS RELATED TO FLING

  • affair
  • carrying on
  • cheating
  • extracurricular activity
  • fling
  • fornication
  • hanky-panky
  • immorality
  • infidelity
  • matinee
  • playing around
  • relationship
  • thing
  • two-timing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.