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fling

noun

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  1. 1 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 Related Words caper, escapade, prank; bender, brannigan, bum, bust, carouse, souse, splore [Scottish], toot; antic, monkeyshine(s), shenanigan(s); field day; festivity, merriment, merrymaking; enjoyment, indulgence, pleasure, self-indulgence; amusement, diversion, entertainment, recreation

  2. 2 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, attempt, go, offer, pass, shot, stab, trial, try, whack, whirlRelated Words striving, struggle, throes, undertaking; trial and error

  3. 3 a brief romantic relationship an ill-advised fling with a coworker Synonyms amour, affair, love, love affair, romanceRelated Words intrigue, liaison; dalliance, hanky-panky; attachment, infatuation; entanglement, flirtation; idyll (also idyl), passion; calf-love, puppy love


fling

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fling

  1. to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm flinging rocks into the pond just for the fun of it Synonyms cast, catapult, chuck, dash, fire, throw, heave, hurl, hurtle, launch, lob, loft, peg, pelt, pitch, sling, tossRelated Words bowl, dart, flip, gun, hook, pass, roll, shoot; buck, eject, impel, precipitate, project, propel, rifle, thrust


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