Definition of Flings

1. Noun. (plural of fling) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of fling) ¹

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Definition of Flings

1. fling [v] - See also: fling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flings

flinching
flinchingly
flincht
flinchy
flinder
flindermice
flindermouse
flinders
flindosa
flindosy
fling off
flinger
flingers
flinging
flings (current term)
flinkite
flinkites
flint
flint-hearted
flint corn
flint disease
flint maize
flinted
flinthead
flintheads
flintier
flintiest
flintify

Literary usage of Flings

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1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"... flings away his own weapons, makes a cord to bind himself, and pulls a beam upon his own head." MEMB. VL • Against Envy, Livor, Emulation, Hatred, ..."

2. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"... Erin, boast them ! tameless, frank, him flings known, Rough nature's children, humorous as and free, In kindness warm and fierce in danger she: And HE, ..."

3. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"... when angry Jove flings forth tempestuous and boundless rain, And splits the bellied clouds in darkened air. The brothers Pandarus and ..."

4. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the Admiralty by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1848)
"... which makes me mad to see them bite at the stone, and not at the hand that flings it. Thence to the Duke of York's playhouse, and there saw the last act ..."

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