Examples of flak in a sentence
He caught heavy flak for his decision to oppose the new school.
He took a lot of flak from the other kids for his unusual appearance.
Origin and Etymology of flak
German, from Fliegerabwehrkanonen, from Flieger flyer + Abwehr defense + Kanonen cannons
First Known Use: 1938
FLAK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flak for English Language Learners
: exploding shells that are shot at enemy aircraft from guns on the ground
: harsh criticism
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