|Origin:||Probably from Old Norse slyngva 'to throw violently'|
sling1 past tense and past participle slung [transitive always + adverb/preposition]
to throw or put something somewhere with a careless movement and some force [= chuck]:
Lou slung his suitcase onto the bed.
sling somebody something
Sling me the keys.
Pete slung his bag over his shoulder.
to make someone leave or go to a place
sling somebody into/out of something
Sam was slung into jail for punching a cop.
3 [usually passive]
to hang something loosely:
Dave wore a tool belt slung around his waist.
4 British English informal
used to tell someone to go away