fling

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1 fling /ˈflɪŋ/ verb
flings; flung /ˈflʌŋ/ ; flinging
1 fling
/ˈflɪŋ/
verb
flings; flung /ˈflʌŋ/ ; flinging
Learner's definition of FLING
[+ object]
: to throw or push (something) in a sudden and forceful way
often used figuratively
: to forcefully move (yourself or a part of your body) in a specified way

fling caution to the wind

see 1caution

fling yourself into

: to begin doing or working on (something) with great energy and enthusiasm
2 fling /ˈflɪŋ/ noun
plural flings
2 fling
/ˈflɪŋ/
noun
plural flings
Learner's definition of FLING
[count]
: a brief sexual relationship
: a short period of time spent doing enjoyable and exciting things

give (something) a fling

or have a fling at (something)
: to try something without being very serious about it or without worrying about whether or not you will succeed
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