Definitions for flackflæk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

flack*flæk(n.)

  1. Category: Status (usage)

    Ref: press agent.

  2. Also, flack′er•y.

    Category: Status (usage)

    Ref: publicity .

  3. (v.i.)to serve as a publicist.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of flack:

1935–40, Amer.; said to be after Gene Flack, a movie press agent

flackflæk(n.)

  1. Category: Military

    Ref: flak .

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flak catcher, flak, flack catcher, flack(noun)

    a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer

  2. fire, attack, flak, flack, blast(noun)

    intense adverse criticism

    "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak"

  3. antiaircraft, antiaircraft gun, flak, flack, pom-pom, ack-ack, ack-ack gun(noun)

    artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes

Wiktionary

  1. flack(Noun)

    a publicist, a publicity agent

  2. flack(Verb)

    to publicise, to promote


Translations for flack

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

smear(noun)

a mark made by smearing.

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