fly front


a flap of material down one side of the front opening of a garment to conceal buttons, fasteners, or the like, as on a coat or dress.

Nearby words

  1. fly ball,
  2. fly blind,
  3. fly blister,
  4. fly block,
  5. fly book,
  6. fly gallery,
  7. fly half,
  8. fly high,
  9. fly honeysuckle,
  10. fly in the face of

Origin of fly front

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019