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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fly-by-nightadjective

    a debtor who flees to avoid paying

    Antonyms:
    trustworthy, lasting, permanent, trusty

  2. fly-by-night, shadyadjective

    (of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous

    "a shady operation"

    Synonyms:
    fishy, shady, funny, shadowy, suspicious, umbrageous, suspect, louche, shadowed

    Antonyms:
    trusty, lasting, permanent, trustworthy

  3. fly-by-nightadjective

    ephemeral

    "the symphony is no fly-by-night venture"

    Synonyms:
    shady

    Antonyms:
    permanent, trustworthy, lasting, trusty

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How to use fly-by-night in a sentence?

  1. Upendra Tripathy:

    There is always a tradeoff, there can be a relaxed condition so that more people can participate and there is another where you can make sure fly-by-night operators can't come in. It's an ongoing process and we are open to suggestions.

  2. Theresa Cardinal Brown:

    These are not some fly-by-night universities, these aren't scams, these are legit universities who would normally have in-person curricula but for coronavirus, the bigger issue is some of these countries have travel restrictions on and they can't go home, so what do they do then ?

  3. Patrick Njoroge:

    What I think is worrisome is a lot of products that are coming in a sort of a fly-by-night operation and you only hear about it because somebody gets burned.

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