Synonyms of fling in English:


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1‘he flung the axe into the river’


throw, toss, sling, hurl, cast, pitch, lob, bowl, launch, flip, shy, send, propel, project, aim, direct, catapult, fire, send flying, let fly with

informal chuck, heave, bung, buzz, whang

North American informal peg

Australian informal hoy

NZ informal bish


1‘it was his birthday, so he decided he was entitled to a fling’


good time, binge, spree, bit of fun, bit of amusement, night on the town

fun and games, enjoyment, entertainment, recreation, revelry, skylarking, larks

2‘Eva's husband left her when she had her fling with Androulis’


affair, love affair, relationship, romance, flirtation, dalliance, liaison, entanglement, romantic entanglement, involvement, attachment, affair of the heart, intrigue


affaire, affaire de cœur, affaire du cœur, amour

informal hanky-panky

British informal carry-on