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Dictionary Definition

flier

Noun

1 someone who travels by air [syn: flyer]
2 someone who operates an aircraft [syn: aviator, aeronaut, airman, flyer]
3 an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers" [syn: circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flyer, throwaway]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Alternative spellings

flyer (flyers)

Etymology

-er fly

Noun

  1. Something that flies.
  2. Someone who pilots or rides in an airplane.
  3. (Mainly US) A leaflet, often for advertising.

Synonyms

Extensive Definition

Flyer or flier may refer to:
flier in German: Flyer
flier in Spanish: Flyers
flier in French: Flyer
flier in Japanese: フライヤーズ

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Amtrak, Jehu, acrobat, aerialist, aeronaut, aeroplaner, aeroplanist, agiotage, air pilot, airman, airplanist, arbitrage, astronaut, aviator, baggage train, bareback rider, barnstormer, birdman, buying in, cable railroad, calculated risk, captain, chance, choo-choo, circus artist, cloud seeder, clown, cog railroad, cog railway, commercial pilot, copilot, crop-duster, el, electric, electric train, elevated, equestrian director, equilibrist, equity capital, express, express train, flutter, fortune, freight, freight train, freighter, funicular, gamble, goer, goods train, hazard, hell-driver, high-wire artist, horse racer, hummer, hustler, instructor, interurban, jet jockey, jockey, juggler, licensed pilot, lightning express, limited, lion tamer, liquidation, local, luck, metro, milk train, monorail, parliamentary, parliamentary train, passenger train, pilot, play, plunge, profit taking, racer, rack-and-pinion railroad, railroad train, rainmaker, rattler, ringmaster, risk, rolling stock, round trade, runner, scalping, scorcher, shuttle, shuttle train, sizzler, slack-rope artist, snake charmer, special, speculation, speed demon, speeder, spot sale, stepper, stockjobbery, stockjobbing, streamliner, stunt flier, stunt man, subway, sword swallower, test pilot, tightrope walker, train, trapeze artist, tube, tumbler, turfman, turn, uncertainty, underground, venture, venture capital, way train, wingman
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