flyaway

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adjective fly·away \ ˈflī-ə-ˌwā \

Definition of flyaway

1 :loose and flowing especially because of unconfined fullness at the back
  • a flyaway jacket
2 :of, relating to, or being an aircraft that is ready to fly
  • the plane's flyaway price

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First Known Use of flyaway

1844


FLYAWAY Defined for English Language Learners

flyaway

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Definition of flyaway for English Language Learners

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


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