have a fling at (something)
Definition of have a fling at (something)
: to try (something) without being very serious about it or without worrying about whether or not it will succeed He had a brief fling at starting his own business.
Word by Word Definitions
: to move in a brusque or headlong manner
: to kick or plunge vigorously
: an act or instance of flinging
: a casual try or involvement
: a casual or brief love affair
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: a person or thing of consequence
: one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different
: in some degree : somewhat
: used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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