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"

Exact synonyms: Dash Off, Knock Off, Scratch Off, Toss Off
Category relationships: Authorship, Composition, Penning, Writing
Generic synonyms: Compose, Indite, Pen, Write



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fling Off

flinched
flincher
flinchers
flinches
flinching
flinchingly
flincht
flinchy
flinder
flindermice
flindermouse
flinders
flindosa
flindosy
fling off (current term)
flinger
flingers
flinging
flings
flinkite
flinkites
flint
flint-hearted
flint corn
flint disease
flint maize
flinted
flinthead

Literary usage of Fling off

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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 ..."

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