Definition of FLING

a time or instance of carefree fun <most families spend Labor Day weekend having one last summer fling>
Synonyms binge, frisk, frolic, gambol, idyll (also idyl), lark, ploy, revel, rollick, romp, spree
an effort to do or accomplish something <take a fling at waterskiing and see how it goes>
Synonyms assay [archaic], bash [chiefly British], bid, crack, endeavor, essay, fling, go, offer, pass, shot, stab, trial, try, whack, whirl
a brief romantic relationship <an ill-advised fling with a coworker>

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