HyperDic: shoofly

English > 2 senses of the word shoofly:
NOUNperson shooflyan undercover police officer who investigates other policemen
artifactshooflya child's rocking chair with the seat built between two flat sides that are shaped to resemble an animal (such as a swan or duck)
shoofly > pronunciation
Soundsshuw'flay.
Rhymesalkali ... walleye: 28 rhymes with lay...
English > shoofly: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn undercover police officer who investigates other policemen.
Broaderpoliceman, police officer, officerA member of a police force
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > shoofly: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA child's rocking chair with the seat built between two flat sides that are shaped to resemble an animal (such as a swan or duck).
Broaderrocking chair, rockerA chair mounted on rockers

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