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English definition of “sling”

sling

verb [T usually + adv/prep] (THROW)    /slɪŋ/ (slung, slung)
informal to throw or drop something carelessly: Don't just sling your bag on the floor! If any of the letters aren't interesting just sling them in the bin. I'll just sling together a few things (= put what I need to take with me in a bag) and I'll be ready to go.ThrowingFalling and droppingMoving downwards mainly UK informal to throw or give something to someone: [+ two objects] Sling me a pen, will you?Throwing
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