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Definition of fling noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually singular] (informal)
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  1. 1fling (with somebody) a short romantic relationship with someone We had a brief fling, but it's over now.
  2. 2a short period of enjoyment when you do not allow yourself to worry or think seriously about anything He was determined to have one last fling before returning to work.
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