two-winged insects characterized by active flight
tent-fly, rainfly, fly sheet, fly, tent flap(noun)
flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
fly, fly front(noun)
an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
fly, fly ball(noun)
(baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
(British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked
travel through the air; be airborne
"Man cannot fly"
move quickly or suddenly
"He flew about the place"
fly, aviate, pilot(verb)
operate an airplane
"The pilot flew to Cuba"
transport by aeroplane
"We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America"
cause to fly or float
"fly a kite"
be dispersed or disseminated
"Rumors and accusations are flying"
change quickly from one emotional state to another
"fly into a rage"
fly, fell, vanish(verb)
pass away rapidly
"Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"
travel in an airplane
"she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"
display in the air or cause to float
"fly a kite"; "All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N."
flee, fly, take flight(verb)
run away quickly
"He threw down his gun and fled"
travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
"Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic"
hit a fly
vanish, fly, vaporize(verb)
decrease rapidly and disappear
"the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
Well dressed, smart in appearance.
He's pretty fly for a white guy.
A strip of material hiding the zipper, buttons etc. at the front of a pair of trousers, pants, or underpants.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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How to use fly in a sentence?
It takes an entire culture to make a fighter pilot, here we go starting these guys off on F-16s, and there is not a chance that in the next 20 years they will be able to fly them effectively.
That's not gon na fly.
In life, we must first learn to crawl, then stand, then walk, then run, and only then, fly. We cannot crawl into flying.
The hatred is so incredible, and the danger, when we have people willing to fly airplanes into the World Trade Center and many other things, we've got to solve it.
Its a stubborn fly that follows a corpse to the grave!
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