less common spelling of flier

: one that flies
She's a frequent flier on that airline.
specifically : airman
He was a flier on an aircraft carrier.
: a reckless or speculative venture
usually used in the phrase take a flier
He took a flier in politics soon after getting his degree.
usually flyer : an advertising circular
Flyers announcing the concert were distributed throughout the city.

Examples of flyer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As Forbes points out in its report, the bulk of its enforcement targets drone flyers who cause injury, damage property, or show off incredibly irresponsible footage online. Jim Fisher, PCMAG, 11 Apr. 2024 TVs overhanging the sprawling beer bars show ice skating instead of soccer; Cyrillic signage proliferates; and Russian-speaking touts dispense flyers for pole-dancing clubs exclusively featuring women from former Soviet republics. TIME, 11 Apr. 2024 The Idaho Education Association shared our callout with 10,000 members and asked for 200 flyers to put up in schools. Asia Fields, Idaho Statesman, 27 Mar. 2024 That is not enough for flyers like Amineddoleh to get on a Boeing plane. Elizabeth Chuck, NBC News, 23 Mar. 2024 Calderon has posted flyers throughout the park and neighboring areas to tell the public to look out for the man who killed his dog. The Arizona Republic, 11 Mar. 2024 However, Vega's family has actively spread information on flyers and social media, detailing the events that could have led to her death. The Arizona Republic, 3 Apr. 2024 Make your dollar count When planning out your week’s meals, try to take a look at the store’s sale flyers and plan accordingly, suggests Bandier. Sherri Gordon, Parents, 29 Mar. 2024 The best way to access a bin on most airlines is to be in an early boarding group, which usually means having a more premium ticket, having frequent flyer status with the airline, holding the right credit card or paying for access. Zach Wichter, USA TODAY, 27 Mar. 2024

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“Flyer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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