flyer

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fly +‎ -er

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flyer (plural 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. (cheerleading) A cheerleader who is airborne for a stunt.
  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.

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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).

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