fling

suomi-englanti sanakirja

fling englannista suomeksi

  1. heittäminen

  2. irrottelu, seikkailu

  3. heittäytyä

  4. yritys

  5. irrotella

  6. heittää

  7. heittää pois

  1. heitto

  2. sätkiminen, sätke

  3. pikasuhde, säätö, hoito

fling englanniksi

  1. An act of throwing, often violently.

  2. An act of moving the limbs or body with violent movements, especially in a dance.

  3. (ux)

  4. An act or period of unrestrained indulgence.

  5. 1838, (w), ''Men of Character''

  6. When I was as young as you, I had my fling. I led a life of pleasure.
  7. (quote-book)|title=(w)|publisher=James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co.|location=London|volume=1|page=23|passage="I am inclined to go and have a fling with them. Why not all of us — just for a minute or two — it will not detain us long?"

  8. (quote-journal)

  9. A short casual sexual relationship.

  10. (syn)

  11. An attempt, a try (as in ''"give it a fling"'').

  12. A severe or contemptuous remark; an expression of sarcastic scorn; a gibe or taunt.

  13. (RQ:Swift Epistle to a Lad)

  14. I, who love to have a fling, / Both at senate house and king.
  15. A lively Scottish dance.

  16. A trifling matter; an object of contempt.

  17. ante 1800, old proverb

  18. England were but a fling / Save for the crooked stick and the grey goose wing.
  19. To move (oneself) abruptly or violently; to rush or dash.

  20. (RQ:Milton Poems)

  21. *1748, (w), ''Clarissa'', Letter 113:

  22. I see, sir, said I, I see what a man I am with. And away I flung, leaving him seemingly vexed, and in confusion.
  23. (RQ:Browning Aurora Leig)

  24. I flung closer to his breast, / As sword that, after battle, flings to sheath.
  25. To throw with violence or quick movement; to hurl.

  26. (RQ:Dryden Juvenal Satires)

  27. (RQ:Addison Cato)

  28. I know thy generous temper well. / Fling but the appearance of dishonour on it, / It straight takes fire.
  29. (quote-text)

  30. To throw; to wince; to flounce.

  31. 1836, Helen Crocket, ''The Ettrick Shepherd's Last Tale''

  32. The horse flung most potently, making his heels fly aloft in the air.
  33. To utter abusive language; to sneer.