Definition of Outfling

1. n. A gibe; a contemptuous remark.



Definition of Outfling

1. Verb. (intransitive) To fling outward. ¹

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Definition of Outfling

1. a sharp retort [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outfling

outfitter
outfitters
outfitting
outflank
outflanked
outflanking
outflanks
outflash
outflatter
outflattered
outflattering
outflatters
outfleme
outflew
outflies
outfling (current term)
outflinging
outflings
outfloat
outfloated
outfloating
outfloats
outflow
outflowed
outflowing
outflown
outflows
outflung
outflush
outflux

Literary usage of Outfling

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1. Poet Lore (1905)
"Vesna her banners shall outfling; And all the world shall know, 'tis Spring In Muscovy! II. In Muscovy, O brooding Heart, No anarch snaps your bonds apart, ..."

2. Educational Dramatics by Emma Sheridan Fry (1917)
"Whereas the Conditioning of Centre is a kind of reaction to Contact, the Form at Surface is a reaction to the outfling of Impulse. In the real-life process ..."

3. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"... outfling, and said: " If we look back to the history of efforts which have made great changes, it is astonishing how many of them seemed hopeless to ..."

4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1904)
"On the alder by the wall, Sweetest songster of them all Now outfling Notes that ring Nature's matin call! Snowflakes cannot quench thy song, ..."

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