fling

(redirected from Flinger)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

fling

Dance any of various vigorous Scottish reels full of leaps and turns, such as the Highland fling
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
| The Jealousy Dancers on Tiswas and the legendary Phantom Flan Flinger
The world's longest-running children's TV show, Blue Peter, which Sally James with Gordon Astley, Den Hegarty and the Phantom Flan Flinger celebrates its 60th anniversary later this year, tops the list in the Radio Times.
The hammer is pulled forward by a strong spring and it flings the BB that's sitting in the launch arm or flinger.
Above the S-design is the Flinger seal for more hostile environments.
I'd watch the whole programme just to see the Phantom Flan Flinger. And then, of course, there was Lenny Henry as Trevor McDoughnut.'
In addition, Dodge EZ Kleen[TM] Wide Slot Take-up bearings feature the Proguard Plus[R] positive contact, low drag single lip seal with a stainless steel flinger for maximum protection and grease retention.
The company says that the two-part seal consists of a patented double-lip AISI 304 stainless steel seal and flinger allowing the unit to operate in heavy washdown environments without regreasing.
ANS of 80s cult kids' show Tiswas will remember the Phantom Flan Flinger who would despatch a custard pie into the face of unsuspecting celebs.
Crimebusting children will be getting their own back on a phantom flan flinger who has been causing havoc at a Middlesbrough project.