superfly

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the character in the blaxploitation film Super Fly (1972).

Noun[edit]

superfly (plural superflies)

  1. An ostentatious, self-confident person, especially a black one who is a pusher of drugs.

Etymology 2[edit]

super- +‎ fly

Noun[edit]

superfly (plural superflies)

  1. A fly (insect) with remarkable properties, such as resistance to insecticide.