Synonyms for flyer

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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.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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