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sling may refer to:


People with the name[edit]

  • Otto Šling (1912–1952), repressed Czech communist functionary

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • Sling (firearms), a harness attached to a long gun such as a rifle or a shotgun, designed to support the firearm in some intended position
  • Baby sling, a piece of fabric tied to carry a child or infant
  • Sling swimsuit, a type of swimsuit, sometimes a bikini variant
  • Slingback, a type of woman's shoe

Devices and weapons[edit]

  • Sling (cannon), an early modern gunpowder weapon
  • Sling (climbing equipment), a loop of webbing that can be wrapped around rock or tied to other equipment
  • Sling (firearms), a type of strap or harness that allows convenient carrying of a long gun and/or bracing of the weapon for better stability during aiming
  • Sling (furniture), a suspended, free-swinging chair, bed, or hammock
  • Sling (weapon), a device used to hurl projectiles
    • Slingshot (esp in the United States), a small hand-powered projectile weapon
  • Sling, a component used in a Rigging system for lifting; frequently made of wire rope or synthetic fiber
  • Hawaiian sling, a device used in spearfishing
  • Ski jumping sling, an item of sports training equipment


  • Sling (drink), a mixed drink, originally American, composed of spirit and water, sweetened and flavoured
    • Singapore Sling, a cocktail that was invented by Ngiam Tong Boon for the Raffles Hotel in Singapore



  • Apache Sling, a Java web framework
  • Sling Media, a technology company that provides placeshifting and Smart TV technology

See also[edit]