flying saucer

noun
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of flying saucer

: any of various unidentified flying objects usually described as being saucer-shaped or disk-shaped

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First Known Use of flying saucer

1947

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FLYING SAUCER Defined for English Language Learners

flying saucer

Definition of flying saucer for English Language Learners

  • : a flying object that people say they have seen in the sky, that is usually round like a saucer or disc, and that is believed by some people to be a spaceship from another world



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