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Synonyms for flak
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Wiktionary

  1. flaknoun

    Synonyms:
    ack-ack, triple-A, AAA

  2. flaknoun

    Ground-based anti-aircraft guns firing explosive shells.

    Synonyms:
    ack-ack, AAA, triple-A

  3. flaknoun

    Anti-aircraft shell fire.

    Synonyms:
    ack-ack, triple-A, AAA

  4. flaknoun

    Adverse criticism.

    Synonyms:
    triple-A, AAA, ack-ack

  5. flaknoun

    A public-relations spokesperson.

    Synonyms:
    triple-A, AAA, ack-ack

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flak catcher, flak, flack catcher, flacknoun

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

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "flak":

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How to use flak in a sentence?

  1. Caitlyn Jenner:

    I have gotten more flak for being a conservative Republican than I have for being trans.

  2. 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. ’.

  3. Randy Bowling:

    We have mixed emotions, we caught a lot of flak from our friends who are on the fence.

  4. 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.

  5. Seth Meyers:

    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. ’.

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Translations for flak

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  • FlugzeugabwehrkanoneGerman
  • woordvoerder, luchtafweergranaten, afbrekende kritiek, luchtafweergeschutDutch
  • зенитка, перекрёстный огонь, зенитное орудиеRussian

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