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Synonyms for flak

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  1. flaknoun

    triple-A, AAA, ack-ack

  2. flaknoun

    Ground-based anti-aircraft guns firing explosive shells.

    ack-ack, AAA, triple-A

  3. flaknoun

    Anti-aircraft shell fire.

    triple-A, AAA, ack-ack

  4. flaknoun

    Adverse criticism.

    triple-A, AAA, ack-ack

  5. flaknoun

    A public-relations spokesperson.

    triple-A, AAA, ack-ack

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  1. flak catcher, flak, flack catcher, flacknoun

    a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer

    attack, ack-ack gun, ack-ack, flack catcher, fire, antiaircraft, blast, pom-pom, antiaircraft gun, flack, flak catcher

  2. fire, attack, flak, flack, blastnoun

    intense adverse criticism

    "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak"

    ardour, antiaircraft gun, flaming, fervour, ardor, tone-beginning, antiaircraft, onslaught, attempt, blow, fervidness, flak catcher, bam, onset, flack catcher, flack, clap, flame, ack-ack gun, eruption, attack, fire, gust, ack-ack, approach, firing, onrush, fervency, blast, bang, fervor, pom-pom, plan of attack, good time

  3. antiaircraft, antiaircraft gun, flak, flack, pom-pom, ack-ack, ack-ack gunnoun

    artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes

    attack, ack-ack, flack catcher, fire, antiaircraft, blast, pompon, pom-pom, antiaircraft gun, ack-ack gun, flack, flak catcher

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  1. Seth Meyers:

    That is horrifying, she’s wearing Army gear because it’s a USO tour, but honestly, who could blame women if they started wearingmilitarygear whenever they’re around men ? ‘ Where are you going in a helmet and a flak jacket ? ’ ‘ The subway. ’.

  2. Rob Stutzman:

    What you don’t do is throw on your f---king flak jacket, get your AR-15 and walk around out there, waving your gun like you’re Rambo just to prove a point, that kind of extremism is completely unproductive.

  3. Russ Snell:

    When the flak came up and you heard it, you wanted to get out of that plane, it was like it hailed outside. That’s why you’re glad to jump. When those planes go down, that’s it. But when you jump, you still have a chance.

  4. Talor Gooch:

    The credentials of everyone speaks for themselves, it’s obviously cool for me to see other guys that are out there playing well. We’ve caught a lot of flak for what we’ve done here recently. I think one thing that cannot be questioned is the quality of players that are there.

  5. Robert Haigh:

    They jumped on it a bit quickly by pushing Winterkorn out of the door, so the scope for him to take the flak was limited.

Translations for flak

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  • flageDanish
  • FlugzeugabwehrkanoneGerman
  • woordvoerder, luchtafweergranaten, afbrekende kritiek, luchtafweergeschutDutch
  • flakNorwegian
  • зенитка, перекрёстный огонь, зенитное орудиеRussian
  • flakSwedish
  • uçaksavarTurkish

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