Meaning of “sling” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /slɪŋ/ (past tense and past participle slung)
sling sth over/around/on, etc

to put something in a position where it hangs loosely:

He slung his bag over his shoulder.
sling sth into/onto/under, etc

to throw something somewhere in a careless way:

She slung her coat onto the bed.

(Definition of “sling verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)