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
That means the commission’s Frequently Asked Questions, fliers and fact sheets will be translated into those languages.African Communities Warn Language Issues Could Shut Them Out of Redistricting | Maya Srikrishnan | February 10, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
For decades, campaigns have grappled with everything from anonymous calls claiming the election has been rescheduled to fliers spreading nasty smears about candidates’ families.The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election | Molly Ball | February 4, 2021 | Time
A 61-year-old Maryland man was sentenced to three years’ probation Tuesday for attacking three people as they posted fliers against police brutality along a bicycle trail in Bethesda.Bethesda bike-trail assailant receives probation for attack in flier-snatching case | Dan Morse | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
A 61-year-old Maryland man pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault charges Wednesday for attacking three people as they posted anti-police-brutality fliers this summer along a bicycle trail in Bethesda.Bethesda bike-trail assailant pleads guilty to assault in flier-snatching case | Dan Morse | December 16, 2020 | Washington Post
It translated informational fliers into Yiddish to communicate with the Hasidic Jewish community there.New York’s block-by-block lockdowns are curbing covid-19. But residents aren’t pleased. | Ben Guarino | November 8, 2020 | Washington Post
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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