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Slinger   /slˈɪŋər/   Listen

A person who uses a sling to throw something.

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"Slinger" Quotes from Famous Books

... the grapes on sister's new lid? Piddie, a narrow-gauge, dime-pinchin' ink-slinger, doin' the bull act like he was a sooty plute from Pittsburg! That's what comes of swallowin' the ...
— Torchy • Sewell Ford

... should have been cache[221]—by pebbles from a sling. If Goliath had crept into a snail-shell, David would have cracked the Philistine with his foot. There is something like modesty in the implication that the crack-shell pebble has not yet taken effect; it might have been thought that the slinger would by this time have ...
— A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) • Augustus de Morgan

... my entire troop knew that their new captain had tossed his ball-slinger away without using it, had taken twenty balls from their former commander's weapon, and while thus wounded had charged the man and despatched him with bare hands! Needless to say, this exploit quite won their hearts; none but a blind man could have missed the respect ...
— The Lord of Death and the Queen of Life • Homer Eon Flint

Words linked to "Slinger" :   thrower, sling

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