Synonyms of sling


1. sling, highball

usage: a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice

2. slingshot, sling, catapult, plaything, toy

usage: a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

3. slingback, sling, shoe

usage: a shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel

4. sling, weapon, arm, weapon system

usage: a simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released

5. sling, scarf bandage, triangular bandage, bandage, patch

usage: bandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck


1. sling, catapult, hurl, hurtle, cast

usage: hurl as if with a sling

2. sling, hang, hang up

usage: hang loosely or freely; let swing

3. sling, move, displace

usage: move with a sling; "sling the cargo onto the ship"

4. sling, hold, carry, bear

usage: hold or carry in a sling; "he cannot button his shirt with his slinged arm"

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Definition and meaning of sling (Dictionary)