What does flyer mean?

Definitions for flyer
ˈflaɪ ərfly·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwawaynoun

    an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

    "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"

  2. flier, flyernoun

    someone who travels by air

  3. aviator, aeronaut, airman, flier, flyernoun

    someone who operates an aircraft


  1. flyernoun

    A machine that flies.

  2. flyernoun

    Someone who pilots or rides in an airplane.

  3. flyernoun

    A leaflet, often for advertising.

  4. flyernoun

    The part of a spinning machine that twists the thread as it takes it to, and winds it on the bobbin

  5. flyernoun

    An arch that connects a flying buttress into the structure it supports.

  6. flyernoun

    A cheerleader who is airborne for a stunt.

  7. flyerverb

    To distribute flyers (leaflets).

  8. flyerverb

    To distribute flyers in (a location) or to (recipients).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flyernoun

    one that uses wings

    Etymology: [See Flier.]

  2. Flyernoun

    the fly of a flag: See Fly, n., 6

    Etymology: [See Flier.]

  3. Flyernoun

    anything that is scattered abroad in great numbers as a theatrical programme, an advertising leaf, etc

    Etymology: [See Flier.]

  4. Flyernoun

    one in a flight of steps which are parallel to each other(as in ordinary stairs), as distinguished from a winder

    Etymology: [See Flier.]

  5. Flyernoun

    the pair of arms attached to the spindle of a spinning frame, over which the thread passes to the bobbin; -- so called from their swift revolution. See Fly, n., 11

    Etymology: [See Flier.]

  6. Flyernoun

    the fan wheel that rotates the cap of a windmill as the wind veers

    Etymology: [See Flier.]

  7. Flyernoun

    a small operation not involving ? considerable part of one's capital, or not in the line of one's ordinary business; a venture

    Etymology: [See Flier.]


  1. Flyer

    A flyer or flier, also called a circular, handbill or leaflet, is a form of paper advertisement intended for wide distribution and typically posted or distributed in a public place or through the mail. Flyers may be used by individuals, businesses, or organizations to: ⁕Promote a good or service, such as a restaurant or nightclub. ⁕Persuade or send a social, religious, or political message, as in evangelism or political campaign activities on behalf of a political party or candidate. Flyers have been used in armed conflict: for example, airborne leaflet propaganda has been a tactic of psychological warfare. ⁕Recruit members ⁕Advertise an event such as a music concert, nightclub appearance, festival, or political rally Like postcards, pamphlets and small posters, flyers are a low-cost form of mass marketing or communication. There are many different flyer formats. Some examples are: ⁕A4 ⁕A5 ⁕DL ⁕A6 Flyers are inexpensive to produce. Their widespread use intensified with the spread of desktop publishing systems. In recent years, the production of flyers through traditional printing services has been supplanted by Internet services; customers may send designs and receive final products by mail.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. flyer

    A fast sailer; a clipper.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flyer in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flyer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of flyer in a Sentence

  1. Jonar Nader:

    Those who construct loyalty programs through frequent-flyer points and the like, are merely trying to trap the customer. Loyalty must come naturally, not via points and schemes. If your customers are loyal to you as a result of such programs, then surely you realize that they are not loyal. Such schemes are tangible, and tangible things are susceptible to the law of annihilation. Anything that you do, can be matched by your competitor.

  2. Eric Hogan:

    Previously, Planned Parenthood taught within our schools and supplied the flyer that was distributed to students, we discovered a binder of curriculum materials was left behind for an incoming teacher to use for this year, and this flyer was in the binder. Not realizing the flyer wasn’t approved material, the teacher sent it home with students.

  3. Ben Affleck:

    Most people can’t point to the moment that changed their life in such a dramatic way, but I can. It was the moment that Robin decided to take a flyer on that movie. I’ll always feel a huge debt to him although now I’ll never get to repay it.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    In order to realize your dreams, visions or aspirations. You should take a flyer. That is to say, dare to take chances or rather dare to make a choice or take a decision with an uncertain outcome. Mind you, a coward does not achieve a lot of things in his or her lifetime. Now that means, you are expected to be courageous all the way. Because, a single chance or risk which you will resolve to take now or subsequently is most likely to change or turn your life around positively. Thus, dare to take chances/risks. ~Emeasoba George

  5. Edmund Shing:

    It would be appear to be more of the same for Tesco. We all know that pricing pressure on retailers is intense, in particular on clothing retailers and supermarkets, what we need to remember is that any far-reaching restructuring of a former high-flyer like Tesco takes time, as we saw before with Carrefour in France, and requires significant management time and investment.

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    formal separation from an alliance or federation
    • A. pluck
    • B. secession
    • C. peccadillo
    • D. leaven

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