flytier

noun
fly·​ti·​er | \ ˈflī-ˌtī(-ə)r How to pronounce flytier (audio) \

Definition of flytier

: a person who makes flies for fishing

Examples of flytier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Zealous flytiers and obsessed hobbyists go to incredible lengths—searching online fly-tying forums, scouring eBay, paying exorbitant amounts—to obtain the iridescent and brightly colored feathers of exotic birds. Jessie Williamson, Outside Online, 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of flytier

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flytier

fly + tier (one that ties)

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The first known use of flytier was in 1881

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“Flytier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flytier. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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