fling out(redirected from flings that out)
1. To toss or throw something out (of something or some place). A noun or pronoun can be used between "fling" and "out." The baby's driving me crazy today—she just keeps flinging all of her toys out of the toy box. The living room looks like a bomb went off! He opened the car window and flung out the wrapper from his hamburger.
2. To eject or expel someone out of some place or organization. A noun or pronoun can used between "fling" and "out." I flung the man out of the bar after he started making disparaging comments about the other patrons. They flung him out of med school for performing bizarre experiments on hospital patients.
3. To utter something very casually or carelessly. A noun or pronoun can used between "fling" and "out." We all started flinging out random ideas at the brainstorming session. The senator is known to fling insults out at anyone who challenges his opinion.
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