HyperDic: flyer

English > 3 senses of the word flyer:
NOUNcommunicationflyer, circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, throwawayan advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
person flyer, fliersomeone who travels by air
person flyer, aviator, aeronaut, airman, fliersomeone who operates an aircraft
flyer > pronunciation
Soundsflay'er
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English > flyer: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution.
Synonymscircular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, throwaway
NarrowerstufferAn advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail
Broaderad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advertA public promotion of some product or service
Spanishcircular, periódico de gran formato, volante
Catalancircular, volant
English > flyer: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who travels by air.
Synonymflier
Broadertraveler, travellerA person who changes location
Verbsflytravel through the air
flytravel in an airplane
English > flyer: 3 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who operates an aircraft.
Synonymsaviator, aeronaut, airman, flier
InstancesBennett, Floyd BennettUnited States aviator who (with Richard E. Byrd) piloted the first flight over the North Pole (1890-1928)
Bleriot, Louis BleriotFrench aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936)
Cochran, Jacqueline CochranUnited States aviator who held several speed records and headed the women's Air Force pilots in World War II (1910-1980)
Doolittle, Jimmy Doolittle, James Harold DoolittleUnited States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
Earhart, Amelia EarhartFirst woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928)
Hughes, Howard Hughes, Howard Robard HughesUnited States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer
Lindbergh, Charles Lindbergh, Charles A. Lindbergh, Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Lucky LindyUnited States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
Mitchell, William Mitchell, Billy MitchellUnited States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
Post, Wiley PostUnited States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
Narroweraviatrix, airwoman, aviatressA woman aviator
pilot, airplane pilotsomeone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
Broaderskilled worker, trained worker, skilled workmanA worker who has acquired special skills
Spanishaeronauta, aviadora, aviador, piloto de aviación, piloto
Catalanaeronauta, aviador
Verbsflyoperate an airplane

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