To fling is defined as to throw.(verb)
An example of to fling is a pitcher throwing a baseball.
The definition of a fling is a wild, short time of pleasure.(noun)
An example of a fling is a backpacker having a two week romance with a German bartender while traveling through Europe.
See fling in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME flingen, to rush < ON flengja, to whip (Norw dial., to throw) < IE base *plāk-: see flaw
See fling in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb flung flung (flŭng), fling·ing, flings verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English flingen
Origin: , of Scandinavian origin; see plāk-2 in Indo-European roots.
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