sling

  1. hurl as if with a sling

    Synonyms : catapult
    Type Of : cast, hurl, hurtle
  2. a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

    Synonyms : catapult, slingshot
    Type Of : toy, plaything
  3. bandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck

    Synonyms : scarf bandage, triangular bandage
    Type Of : patch, bandage
  4. a shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel

    Synonyms : slingback
    Type Of : shoe
  5. a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice

    Type Of : highball
  6. a simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released

    Type Of : arm, weapon, weapon system
  7. hang loosely or freely; let swing

    Type Of : hang, hang up
  8. hold or carry in a sling

    Type Of : carry, hold, bear
    Examples :
    • he cannot button his shirt with his slinged arm
  9. move with a sling

    Type Of : move, displace
    Examples :
    • sling the cargo onto the ship