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  • v. Present participle of fling.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • My mom doesn't even remember those days -- too much has happened since, and there's no use in flinging it in her teeth.

    ccfinlay: New readers

  • HBO says boxing analyst Jim Lampley is recovering from surgery to heal a torn biceps suffered when he was too strenuous in flinging a dead rat, at his home, with his swimming pool skimmer. - McEnroe brothers double up to analyze Wimbledon play

  • Suddenly the brute in the chair spoke, or rather shrieked in Chinese, flinging out a pointing hand of which two fingers were sheathed in nail-cases.

    Flashman And The Dragon

  • "Prink half an hour, and put on her wad," answered the irreverent Tom, whose preparations for school consisted in flinging his cap on to his head, and strapping up several big books, that looked as if they were sometimes used as weapons of defence.

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

  • The sea persisted in flinging them upon her bit of sand, and she persisted, until her strength failed, in thrusting them back into the sea where the sharks tore at them and devoured them.

    The House of Mapuhi

  • Little use there'd be in flinging away more lives to save those that's as as good as gone already.

    Parables From Nature

  • Darling du Jour: ” … she turned back to Fanny and started swearing in Spanish, flinging her arms around like she was guiding a very flamboyant airplane onto a very bumpy runway.”

    September 19, 2008

  • But even in my own year that never happens, theres name flinging obviously but mostly in fun.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - What a jerk! Deserves more than a bottle to the head.

  • "The kind of young lady who finds the notion of flinging herself into the sky on the back of a fearsome dragon is probably not suited to a life of prayer and contemplation!"


  • It macerated the beast that it held and sent Jhoira's sword flinging up into the ceiling of the cave.

    Time Streams


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