Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

fly +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flyer (plural flyers) US English flier except in the sense of leaflet

 
(architecture) Flyers
  1. A machine that flies.
  2. Someone who pilots or rides in an airplane.
  3. A leaflet, often for advertising.
  4. The part of a spinning machine that twists the thread as it takes it to and winds it on the bobbin
  5. (architecture) An arch that connects a flying buttress into the structure it supports.
  6. (acrobatics, cheerleading) The person who is lifted and/or thrown by another person or persons.
  7. (firearms) A stray shot away from the group on a target.
  8. A standard rectangular step of a staircase (as opposed to a winder).
  9. A female kangaroo; a roo; a doe; a jill.
  10. A leap or jump.
  11. A risky investment or other venture.

SynonymsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

flyer (third-person singular simple present flyers, present participle flyering, simple past and past participle flyered)

  1. (intransitive) To distribute flyers (leaflets).
  2. (transitive) To distribute flyers in (a location) or to (recipients).

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English flyer.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flyer m (plural flyers)

  1. flyer (leaflet)

SynonymsEdit