Definition of flier
2 : a reckless or speculative venture —usually used in the phrase take a flier He took a flier in politics soon after getting his degree.
3 usually flyer : an advertising circular Flyers announcing the concert were distributed throughout the city.
Examples of flier in a Sentence
These birds are graceful fliers.
They distributed flyers announcing the concert throughout the city.
Recent Examples of flier from the Web
Fliers can reduce their footprint somewhat by traveling coach.
Mayor Muriel Bowser, on Twitter and Facebook, says the flier is meant to scare and divide residents.
Fliers who pay extra for Economy Plus seating will get free hot meals and a complimentary alcoholic drink on the updated transcontinental service, which starts July 1.
Smith already has racked up frequent flier miles for the series, banking stories that took him to Kenya and near Antarctica.
Experts from Chicago Kite will be on hand to offer tips and tricks to newer fliers.
No one was more welcomed in the bigger homes of Fort Worth than the Canadian fliers.
Racist fliers were found Saturday in at least two Alexandria neighborhoods, prompting dismay and indignation from residents and officials, who disavowed the messages conveyed and called them unprecedented.
Another reason for the subpar performance of the income tax, Sullivan said, is that Wall Street bonuses were almost non-existent for some previous high-fliers.
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First Known Use of flier
FLIER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flier for English Language Learners
: a person or animal that flies
: a piece of paper that has something printed on it (such as an advertisement or an announcement) and that is given to many people
FLIER Defined for Kids
Definition of flier for Students
1 : a person or thing that flies
2 usually flyer : a printed sheet containing information or advertising that is given to many people
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