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  • as inabscond
  • as inskedaddle
  • as inlam
  • as inabandon
  • as inescape
  • as inflee

synonyms for fly the coop

  • bolt
  • break
  • decamp
  • disappear
  • escape
  • fade
  • flee
  • get
  • hightail
  • jump
  • leave
  • quit
  • scram
  • skedaddle
  • slip
  • split
  • vamoose
  • vanish
  • beat it
  • clear out
  • cut and run
  • dog it
  • duck out
  • go AWOL
  • go south
  • make a break
  • make off
  • make scarce
  • pull out
  • run off
  • skip out
  • sneak away
  • steal away
  • take off
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antonyms for fly the coop

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  • appear
  • arrive
  • come
  • continue
  • face
  • join
  • remain
  • stay
  • strengthen
  • wait
  • abide
  • endure
  • give up
  • stop
  • yield
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How to use fly the coop in a sentence

Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Aristide darted off like a dragon-fly in the sunshine, as happy as a child with a new toy.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
“Confound it, no;” rejoined Mr. Simmery, stopping for an instant to smash a fly with the ruler.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
They must be kept away from flies—a fly can work havoc with a film in a few minutes.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The non-elastic character of water made it unsuitable for a machine requiring a fly-wheel.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
What of the infinite goodness of God in teaching the grub of the ichneumon-fly to eat up the cabbage caterpillar alive?
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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