flyer (plural flyers) US English flier except in the sense of leaflet

  1. A machine that flies.
  2. (dated) An airplane pilot.
  3. A person who travels by airplane.
  4. A leaflet, often for advertising.
  5. The part of a spinning machine that twists the thread as it takes it to and winds it on the bobbin
  6. (architecture) An arch that connects a flying buttress into the structure it supports.
  7. (acrobatics, cheerleading, synchronized swimming) The person who is lifted and/or thrown by another person or persons.
  8. (firearms) A stray shot away from the group on a target.
  9. A standard rectangular step of a staircase (as opposed to a winder).
  10. A female kangaroo; a roo; a doe; a jill.
  11. A leap or jump.
  12. A risky investment or other venture.
Synonyms Translations
  • Italian: velivolo
  • Portuguese: voador
  • Russian: лета́тельный аппара́т
Translations Translations Verb

flyer (flyers, present participle flyering; past and past participle flyered)

  1. (intransitive) To distribute flyers (leaflets).
  2. (transitive) To distribute flyers in (a location) or to (recipients).

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