"sling" in the noun sense
a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
2. slingshot, sling, catapult
a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms used to propel small stones
3. slingback, sling
a shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel
a simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released
5. sling, scarf bandage, triangular bandage
bandage to support an injured forearm consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck
"sling" in the verb sense
1. sling, catapult
hurl as if with a sling
hang loosely or freely let swing
move with a sling
"sling the cargo onto the ship"
hold or carry in a sling
"he cannot button his shirt with his slinged arm"
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