EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLYER
I did hear, too, that she takes a flyer in the Street now and then.
But they soon turned and headed "The Flyer" to the far north.
Kent was led to infer that he still took a small "flyer" occasionally.
We satisfied them at last, and I entered the flyer after Carpenter.
Here for the first time is seen the combination of spindle, flyer and bobbin.
He had managed to get here from Asia by stealing a flyer in Leningrad.
The only signal they needed was the stopping of the Flyer at Tin Cup.
They knew who the flyer was, too, for a man's style in the air is always characteristic.
"Wish my dad would get me a new sled like that flyer," sighed Toad.
So I huddled as far as possible at the side of the flyer's seat, my side of it.
also flier, mid-15c., "something that flies," agent noun of fly (v.1). Meaning "something that goes fast" is from 1795; that of "aviator" is from 1934. Meaning "speculative investment" is from 1846 (on the notion of a "flying leap"). Meaning "small handbill or fly-sheet" is from 1889, U.S. slang (originally especially of police bulletins), on notion of "made to be scattered broadcast." Meaning "aviator" is from World War I. Related: Fliers; flyers.