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Flinger

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Flinger One who flings; one who jeers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n flinger One who flings; a thrower, jeerer, etc.
    • n flinger One who dances a fling.
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Usage

In literature:

Paracelsus brought a squadron of stinkpot-flingers from the snowy mountains of Rhaetia.
"The Battle of the Books and Other Short Pieces" by Jonathan Swift
At other times he is the buccaneer, the flinger of foul oaths, and terrible damning curses.
"At Suvla Bay" by John Hargrave
You go thlat lep' house, bimeby flinger dlop, toe dlop, nose he go.
"White Shadows in the South Seas" by Frederick O'Brien
But the swarthy flinger for the local club was not a bit behind him.
"Baseball Joe Around the World" by Lester Chadwick
Sandy Bourke's a two-handed lead flinger an' Soda-Water Sam's no slouch.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
Money-flingers and careless, are these Northmen, says another, and wasters of wealth.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
The Feds are going to learn that your flinger is gone; be sure of that.
"Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager" by Burt L. Standish
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In news:

Syracuse University football team gets oral commitment from Harrisburg area " flinger ".
Although I'm basically a herring flinger when it comes to chasing salmon, I do use roe when everything else has failed and I'm out of explosives.
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