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fling

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fling

  1. 1 a time or instance of carefree fun most families spend Labor Day weekend having one last summer fling Synonyms of fling binge, frisk, frolic, gambol, idyll (also idyl), lark, ploy, revel, rollick, romp, spree Words Related to fling 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 of fling assay [archaic], bash [chiefly British], bid, crack, endeavor, essay, attempt, go, offer, pass, shot, stab, trial, try, whack, whirlWords Related to fling striving, struggle, throes, undertaking; trial and error

  3. 3 a brief romantic relationship an ill-advised fling with a coworker Synonyms of fling amour, affair, love, love affair, romanceWords Related to fling 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 of fling cast, catapult, chuck, dash, fire, throw, heave, hurl, hurtle, launch, lob, loft, peg, pelt, pitch, sling, tossWords Related to fling bowl, dart, flip, gun, hook, pass, roll, shoot; buck, eject, impel, precipitate, project, propel, rifle, thrust



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