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flak catcher, flak, flack catcher, flack(noun)
a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer
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"
antiaircraft, antiaircraft gun, flak, flack, pom-pom, ack-ack, ack-ack gun(noun)
artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
Ground-based anti-aircraft guns firing explosive shells.
Anti-aircraft shell fire.
A public-relations spokesperson.
Origin: acronym of Fliegerabwehrkanone. First attested 1938 as “antiaircraft gun”, 1940 as “antiaircraft fire”. Sense of “adverse criticism” attested since 1963 in American English.
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