/ (flɛəz) /

pl n
  1. informal trousers with legs that widen below the knee

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How to use flares in a sentence

  • Pretty soon we saw match flares, and two little red dots that appeared told us that they were smoking.

    The Wreckers | Francis Lynde
  • Yelling and brandishing swords and flares, they rushed the barricade.

    Hunters Out of Space | Joseph Everidge Kelleam
  • On every hand white signal rockets rose frequently, and occasionally flares hung burning halfway up the walls of the sky.

    The Glory of The Coming | Irvin S. Cobb
  • Darkness had come while he had been aloft and the only light came from two resinous flares.

    Warrior of the Dawn | Howard Carleton Browne
  • You dip this in another man's lighted pipe, when it flares up, and you can light your own.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V. | Erskine Childers