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flack

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[ flak ]
/ flæk /
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noun
verb (used without object)
to serve as a press agent or publicist: to flack for a new rock group.
verb (used with object)
to promote; publicize: to flack a new record.
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Origin of flack

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1935–40; said to be after Gene Flack, a movie publicity agent

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH flack

flack , flak

Other definitions for flack (2 of 2)

flack2
[ flak ]
/ flæk /

noun
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British Dictionary definitions for flack (1 of 2)

flack1
/ (flæk) /

noun
mainly US and Canadian a press or publicity agent

Word Origin for flack

C20: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for flack (2 of 2)

flack2
/ (flæk) /

noun
a variant spelling of flak
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