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flings

noun
plural of fling

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a time or instance of carefree fun
  • most families spend Labor Day weekend having one last summer fling

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2 an effort to do or accomplish something
  • take a fling at waterskiing and see how it goes

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3 a brief romantic relationship
  • an ill-advised fling with a coworker

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flings

verb
present tense third-person singular of fling

Synonyms of flings (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Flings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flings. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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