Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of flier.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A machine that flies.
  • n. Someone who pilots or rides in an airplane.
  • n. A leaflet, often for advertising.
  • n. The part of a spinning machine that twists the thread as it takes it to, and winds it on the bobbin
  • n. An arch that connects a flying buttress into the structure it supports.
  • n. A cheerleader who is airborne for a stunt.
  • n. a stray shot away from the group on a target.
  • v. To distribute flyers (leaflets).
  • v. To distribute flyers in (a location) or to (recipients).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One that uses wings.
  • n. The fly of a flag: See Fly, n., 6.
  • n. Anything that is scattered abroad in great numbers as a theatrical programme, an advertising leaf, etc.
  • n. One in a flight of steps which are parallel to each other(as in ordinary stairs), as distinguished from a winder.
  • n. The pair of arms attached to the spindle of a spinning frame, over which the thread passes to the bobbin; -- so called from their swift revolution. See Fly, n., 11.
  • n. The fan wheel that rotates the cap of a windmill as the wind veers.
  • n. A small operation not involving ? considerable part of one's capital, or not in the line of one's ordinary business; a venture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See flier.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who operates an aircraft
  • n. an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
  • n. someone who travels by air

Etymologies

to fly + -er (Wiktionary)

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