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adjective fly·away \ˈflī-ə-ˌwā\

Simple Definition of flyaway

  • of hair : very thin and light : difficult to keep tidy

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of flyaway

  1. 1 :  loose and flowing especially because of unconfined fullness at the back <a flyaway jacket>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being an aircraft that is ready to fly <the plane's flyaway price>

1844

First Known Use of flyaway

1844


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