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The word sling may refer to:


  • Sling Media, a technology company that provides placeshifting and Smart TV technology
  • Sling TV, a U.S. IPTV service to be operated by Dish Network


  • 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


  • 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

In medicine[edit]

  • A bandage to support an injured arm, consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging around the neck
  • Sling (implant), in surgery



Other uses[edit]