flyer

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English[edit]

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fly +‎ -er (female kangaroo): Because of the high speed at which they move.

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

(architecture) Flyers
  1. That which flies, as a bird or insect.
  2. A machine that flies.
  3. (dated) An airplane pilot.
  4. A person who travels by airplane.
  5. A leaflet, often for advertising.
  6. The part of a spinning machine that twists the thread as it takes it to and winds it on the bobbin
  7. (architecture) An arch that connects a flying buttress into the structure it supports.
  8. (acrobatics, cheerleading, synchronized swimming) The person who is lifted and/or thrown by another person or persons.
  9. (firearms) A stray shot away from the group on a target.
  10. A standard rectangular step of a staircase (as opposed to a winder).
  11. A female kangaroo; a roo; a doe; a jill.
  12. A leap or jump.
  13. 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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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English flyer.

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  • IPA(key): /fla.jœʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

flyer m (plural flyers)

  1. flyer (leaflet)

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