Definition of Flinging

1. Verb. (present participle of fling) ¹



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Definition of Flinging

1. fling [v] - See also: fling

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flinging

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

Literary usage of Flinging

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Gymnastic Teaching by William Skarstrom (1921)
"Arm flinging sideways upward with alternate foot placing forward. ... Arms side-horizontal (palms up) standing arms flinging upward with heel raising. ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... Curls round the headlands, flinging far the foam ; Legion on legion so the Danaans came Endless to battle ; and their chiefs gave word Each to his own, ..."

3. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"The ominous weather and dismal day put together might have made a superstitious man startled, but he turned all to the best, and so may it prove."] flinging ..."

4. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1883)
"As the crowd swept by, more than one eye had been arrested by this radiant young creature flinging her flowers and her bonbons with ..."

5. Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1841)
"(s) NOTES TO flinging THE STOCKING. (') In the "Fifteen Comforts of Marriage," p. 60, the custom is represented a little different. ..."

6. The Victrola Book of the Opera by Samuel Holland Rous, Victor Talking Machine Company (1919)
"PARSIFAL (flinging up his arms in intense grief): And I—I 'tis, Who all this woe have ... flinging ..."

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