flier

noun
fli·​er | \ ˈflī(-ə)r How to pronounce flier (audio) \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of flier

1 : one that flies She's a frequent flier on that airline. specifically : airman He was a flier on an aircraft carrier.
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.

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Synonyms & Antonyms for flier

Synonyms

adventure, chance, crapshoot, enterprise, flutter [chiefly British], gamble, speculation, throw, venture

Antonyms

sure thing

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Examples of flier in a Sentence

These birds are graceful fliers. They distributed flyers announcing the concert throughout the city.

First Known Use of flier

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Dictionary Entries near flier

flick-knife

flicky

flied

flier

fliffis

fligged

flight

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The first known use of flier was in the 15th century

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flier

noun

English Language Learners Definition of flier

: 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

noun
fli·​er
variants: or flyer \ ˈflī-​ər \

Kids Definition of flier

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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