something that flies
, as a bird or insect.
an airplane passenger, especially one who travels regularly by air.
a person or thing that moves with great speed.
some part of a machine having a rapid motion.
a small handbill; circular.
jump or leap: He took a flier off the bridge.
Informal. a risky or speculative venture: Our flier in uranium stocks was a disaster.
one of the steps in a straight flight
of stairs. Compare winder ( def 2 )
a trapeze artist; aerialist.
a silvery-green sunfish, Centrarchus macropterus, found from Virginia to Florida and through the lower Mississippi valley.
Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English;
Can be confused: flier, flyer