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KK Pronunciation

〔 flaI 〕


〔 flai 〕

Overview of noun fly

The noun fly has 5 senses

  • fly -- (two-winged insects characterized by active flight)

  • tent-fly, rainfly, fly sheet, fly, tent flap -- (flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent)

  • fly, fly front -- (an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth)

  • fly, fly ball -- ((baseball) a hit that flies up in the air)

  • fly -- (fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect)

Overview of verb fly

The verb fly has 14 senses

  • fly, wing -- (travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly")

  • fly -- (move quickly or suddenly; "He flew about the place")

  • fly, aviate, pilot -- (operate an airplane; "The pilot flew to Cuba")

  • fly -- (transport by aeroplane; "We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America")

  • fly -- (cause to fly or float; "fly a kite")

  • fly -- (be dispersed or disseminated; "Rumors and accusations are flying")

  • fly -- (change quickly from one emotional state to another; "fly into a rage")

  • fly, fell, vanish -- (pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him")

  • fly -- (travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?")

  • fly -- (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 -- (run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled")

  • fly -- (travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft; "Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic")

  • fly -- (hit a fly)

  • vanish, fly, vaporize -- (decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized")

Overview of adj fly

The adj fly has 1 sense

  • fly -- ((British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked)