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, throwaway(noun)

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

    "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"

  2. flier, flyer(noun)

    someone who travels by air

  3. aviator, aeronaut, airman, flier, flyer(noun)

    someone who operates an aircraft


  1. flyer(Noun)

    A machine that flies.

  2. flyer(Noun)

    Someone who pilots or rides in an airplane.

  3. flyer(Noun)

    A leaflet, often for advertising.

  4. flyer(Noun)

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

  5. flyer(Noun)

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

  6. flyer(Noun)

    A cheerleader who is airborne for a stunt.

  7. flyer(Verb)

    To distribute flyers (leaflets).

  8. flyer(Verb)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flyer(noun)

    one that uses wings

  2. Flyer(noun)

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

  3. Flyer(noun)

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

  4. Flyer(noun)

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

  5. Flyer(noun)

    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

  6. Flyer(noun)

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

  7. Flyer(noun)

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

  8. Origin: [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.

How to pronounce flyer?

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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. Arielle Maldonado:

    You can give someone a flyer for a job fair, but if they don't have the confidence or the bus fare or the proper clothes to go to that interview or job fair, they're not going to go.

  2. Daniel Scott:

    People are often surprised at the size of their travel and tourism emissions, a frequent flyer can have a larger carbon footprint from their work or leisure travel than their entire carbon footprint at home.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The real rating & ranking of the educational institution is measured merely based on the number of entrepreneurs produced and certainly not on the quantity of white- collar, high-flyer employees introduced in the corporate world.

  4. 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.

  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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