Definition of Fling off
1. Verb. Write quickly. "Did he fling off his major works over a short period of time?"; "He scratched off a thank-you note to the hostess"
Category relationships: Authorship, Composition, Penning, Writing
Generic synonyms: Compose, Indite, Pen, Write
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fling Off
Literary usage of Fling off
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Discourses Upon the Existence and Attributes of God by Stephen Charnock, William Symington (1874)
"... perishes at last with the age wherein he lived. own ourselves to be our own creators and benefactors, and fling off all sentiments of gratitude to him. ..."
2. The Baptist Quarterly by Baptist Historical Society (1872)
"Grander still, and grander far, the spirit that creates from its own resources a religion which, in its majestic progress, shall fling off states as ..."