What does Flying mean?

Definitions for Flying
ˈflaɪ ɪŋFly·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Flying.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flight, flying(adj)

    an instance of traveling by air

    "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"

  2. fast-flying, flying(adj)

    moving swiftly

    "fast-flying planes"; "played the difficult passage with flying fingers"

  3. flying, quick, fast(adj)

    hurried and brief

    "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"


  1. flying(Adjective)

    That which can fly.

    flying fox

  2. flying(Adjective)

    Brief or hurried.

    flying visit

  3. flying(Adjective)

    Not secured by yards.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flying

    of Fly

  2. Flying(verb)

    moving in the air with, or as with, wings; moving lightly or rapidly; intended for rapid movement

  3. Origin: [From Fly, v. i.]


  1. Flying

    "Flying" is an instrumental by the Beatles which first appeared on the 1967 Magical Mystery Tour release. It is one of the very few songs written by all four of the Beatles: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.

Suggested Resources

  1. flying

    Song lyrics by flying -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by flying on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Flying' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4274

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Flying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3403

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Flying' in Adjectives Frequency: #645

How to pronounce Flying?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Flying in sign language?

  1. flying


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Flying in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Flying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Flying in a Sentence

  1. Frenchman Yohann Diniz:

    I felt like I was flying.

  2. Prince Alwaleed:

    MySpace would now be flying.

  3. Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin:

    People were flying everywhere.

  4. Emily Nichols:

    Watch out for flying objects !

  5. Roland Christensen:

    You'll be flying with me today.

Images & Illustrations of Flying

  1. FlyingFlyingFlyingFlyingFlying

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