fling

Part of speech: verb

To cast with force; throw; hurl; sling; emit freely.

Part of speech: verb

To throw to the ground; overpower.

Part of speech: verb

To throw a missile; cast aspersions; flout; start and rush with impatience; dash; flounce.

Part of speech: noun

The act of casting out, down, or away; a sneering insinuation; aspersion.

Part of speech: noun

A kick, flounce, or leap; a lively Scotch dance.

Part of speech: noun

Free range for indulgence; dash; swagger.

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Usage examples "fling":

  1. I saw Lottie fling up her arms in silent thankfulness. - "Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life", Ann S. Stephens.
  2. " But, colonel, befo' you sit down, fling yo' eye over that garden in the square. - "A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others", F. Hopkinson Smith.
  3. Sometimes I think it is madness of me to fling away my only chance; to have everything I care for in the world near me, and to go away and perhaps never return. - "Macleod of Dare", William Black.