something that flies, as a bird or insect.
an aviator or pilot.
an airplane passenger, especially one who travels regularly by air.
a person or thing that moves with great speed.
some part of a machine having a rapid motion.
a small handbill; circular.
Informal. a flying jump or leap: He took a flier off the bridge.
Informal. a risky or speculative venture: Our flier in uranium stocks was a disaster.
a trapeze artist; aerialist.
a silvery-green sunfish, Centrarchus macropterus, found from Virginia to Florida and through the lower Mississippi valley.
- flier , flyer
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How to use flier in a sentence
The flier itself shows an inverted Islamic State flag, with Arabic script below it.
In Georgia, a flier has surfaced suggesting that Democrats need to vote in order to avoid another Ferguson.Brace Yourself: October Election Surprises Surely on the Way | Matt Lewis | October 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There are no descriptions, just a flier handed out at the entrance with a brief overview of each piece.The Dark Rock Star Fantasy of Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane | Liza Foreman | September 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Or the flier who jumped from the Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai and slammed into an air conditioning unit on a roof.
Pence, with his thick mane of hair and thick build, looks great on a flier.
He hired an engine to plow all his land that was not prepared, besides renting a little more, and also took a flier in wheat.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
At that time the Red flier had dipped into a piece of road that skirted the foot of a mountain.
Matt, having turned the Red flier, brought the machine to a halt and sprang out to be ready with the crank.
The young motorist, no matter how desperate the situation, did not intend to allow any successful shooting from the Red flier.
A turn with the steering-wheel headed the flier for the opening, and she glided in between the sloping walls of the narrow swale.
British Dictionary definitions for flier
a variant spelling of flyer
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