- a man using a sling for throwing missiles, as in ancient warfare
- a person who throws or slings
- a person operating, or supervising the use of, a sling, as in loading
The slinger aimed the rock at the wall of balloons.
The definition of a slinger is a person who flings or throws something.
An example of a slinger is a person who launches a catapult.
- With these, as a work produced without any literary suggestion, though very different in feeling, may be associated the "Eastern Slinger scaring Birds in the Harvest-time: Moon-rise" (1875), a nude figure standing on a raised platform in a field of wheat.