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flier

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flier

  1. 1 a risky undertaking <willing to take a flier on the bold, new venture> Synonyms adventure, chance, crapshoot, enterprise, gamble (also flyer), flutter [chiefly British], speculation, throw, ventureRelated Words bet, hazard, stake, wager; liberty; dark horse, long shot, playAntonyms sure thing

  2. 2 one who flies or is qualified to fly an aircraft or spacecraft <a hot-air balloon flier> Synonyms airman, aviator, birdman, pilot (also flyer)Related Words ace, barnstormer, bush pilot, copilot, flyboy, test pilot; captain, skipper



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