Scrabble word: FLY
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Definitions of FLY in dictionaries:
- noun - two-winged insects characterized by active flight
- noun - flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
- noun - an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
- noun - (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
- noun - fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
- verb - travel through the air
- verb - move quickly or suddenly
- verb - operate an airplane
- verb - transport by aeroplane
- verb - cause to fly or float
- verb - be dispersed or disseminated
- verb - change quickly from one emotional state to another
- verb - pass away rapidly
- verb - travel in an airplane
- verb - display in the air or cause to float
- verb - run away quickly
- verb - travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
- verb - hit a fly
- verb - decrease rapidly and disappear
- adj - (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked
- To move through the air by means of wings or winglike parts.
- To travel by air: We flew to Dallas.
- To operate an aircraft or spacecraft.
- To rise in or be carried through the air by the wind: a kite flying above the playground.
- To float or flap in the air: pennants flying from the masthead.
- To move or be sent through the air with great speed: bullets flying in every direction; a plate that flew from my hands when I stumbled.
- To move with great speed; rush or dart: The children flew down the hall.
- To flee; escape.
- To hasten; spring: flew to her students’ defense.
- To pass by swiftly: a vacation flying by; youth that is soon flown.
- To be dissipated; vanish: Their small inheritance was quickly flown.
- To hit a fly ball.
- To undergo an explosive reaction; burst: The dropped plate flew into pieces.
- To gain acceptance or approval; go over: “However sophisticated the reasoning, this particular notion may not fly” (New York Times).
- To cause to fly or float in the air: fly a kite; fly a flag.
- To operate under (a particular flag): a tanker that flies the Liberian flag.
- To pilot (an aircraft or a spacecraft).
- To carry or transport in an aircraft or a spacecraft: fly emergency supplies to a stricken area.
- To pass over or through in flight: flew the coastal route in record time.
- To perform in a spacecraft or an aircraft: flew six missions into space.
- To flee or run from: fly a place in panic.
- To avoid; shun: fly temptation.
- The act of flying; flight.
- A fold of cloth that covers a fastening of a garment, especially one on the front of trousers.
- The fastening or opening covered by such a fold.
- A flap that covers an entrance or forms a rooflike extension for a tent or the canopy of a vehicle.
- A flyleaf.
- A fly ball.
- The span of a flag from the staff to the outer edge.
- The outer edge of a flag.
- A flywheel.
- A one-horse carriage, especially one for hire.
- To shoot, hurl, or release: The troops let fly a volley of gunfire.
- To lash out; assault: The mayor let fly with an angry attack on her critics.
- On the run; in a hurry: took lunch on the fly.
- While in the air; in flight: caught the ball on the fly.
- Any of numerous two-winged insects of the order Diptera, especially any of the family Muscidae, which includes the housefly.
- Any of various other flying insects, such as the caddis fly.
- A fishing lure simulating a fly, made by attaching materials such as feathers, tinsel, and colored thread to a fishhook.
- Mentally alert; sharp.
- adv - mentally keen [adj -ERER, -EREST] : CLEVERLY
- verb - to move through the air
- verb - to hit a ball high into the air in baseball
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