flown, past participle; flying, present participle; flew, past tense; flies, 3rd person singular present;
Stylish and fashionable
they were wearin' fly clothes
Knowing and clever; worldly-wise
she's fly enough not to get done out of it
(of a bird or other winged creature) Move through the air under control
close the door or the moths will fly in
the bird can fly enormous distances
(of an aircraft or its occupants) Travel through the air
I fly back to New York this evening
Control the flight of (an aircraft); pilot
Transport in an aircraft
helicopters flew the injured to a hospital
Accomplish (a purpose) in an aircraft
pilots trained to fly combat missions
Release (a bird) to fly, esp. a hawk for hunting or a pigeon for racing
Move or be hurled quickly through the air
balls kept flying over her hedge
he was sent flying by the tackle
Hit a ball high into the air
Gwynn flied to left
(of a batter) Be put out by hitting a fly ball that is caught
Go or move quickly
she flew along the path
I must fly!
(of time) Pass swiftly
how time flies!
(of a report) Be circulated among many people
rumors were flying around Chicago
(of accusations or insults) Be exchanged swiftly and heatedly
the accusations flew thick and fast
(esp. of hair) Wave or flutter in the wind
they were running, hair flying everywhere
(of a flag) Be displayed, esp. on a flagpole
flags were flying at half-mast
Display (a flag)
Flee; run away
those that fly may fight again
Flee from; escape from in haste
you must fly the country for a while
that idea didn't fly with most other council members
A flying insect of a large order characterized by a single pair of transparent wings and sucking (and often also piercing) mouthparts. Flies are noted as vectors of disease
Used in names of flying insects of other orders, e.g., butterfly, dragonfly, firefly
An infestation of flying insects on a plant or animal
cattle to be treated for warble fly
A natural or artificial flying insect used as bait in fishing, esp. a mayfly
(British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked
travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly"
two-winged insects characterized by active flight
move quickly or suddenly; "He flew about the place"
tent-fly: flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
Fly! is a flight simulator for PC and Apple Macintosh computers developed by Terminal Reality and published by Gathering of Developers. ...
True flies are insects of the order Diptera (di = two, and ptera = wings). They possess a pair of wings on the mesothorax and a pair of halteres, derived from the hind wings, on the metathorax.
A Fly Route, also called a Streak route or Go route, is a pattern run by a receiver in American Football, where the receiver runs straight upfield towards the endzone. ...
Fly is comic book artist and illustrator, whose art has been published in several magazines and fanzines, including Slug and Lettuce, Maximum Rock 'N' Roll, World War 3 Illustrated, Village Voice. She is also a former member of New York band God Is My Co-Pilot.
Fly is the cooperative jazz trio of saxophonist Mark Turner, drummer Jeff Ballard and bassist Larry Grenadier.
The Fly was a brig of 100 tons that sailed from Calcutta, India on 14 May 1802 bound for Sydney, Australia.
Any insect of the order Diptera; characterized by having two wings, also called true flies; Especially, any of the insects of the family Muscidae, such as the common housefly (other families of Diptera include mosquitoes and midges); Any similar, but unrelated insect such as dragonfly or ...
(flies) The open area above a stage where scenery and equipment may be hung; The trouser zip
Creatures with flying can’t be blocked except by other creatures with flying and/or reach. This ability is generally found on blue creatures, though white has many creatures with flying as well. ...
(Flying) where riders are positioned parallel with the track, giving them a sense of flying.
(FLYING) Gaining independence; expressing your potential; breaking free of mental or emotional restrictions; rising above a situation; accomplishing something easily / Escaping the gravity of an oppressive, conscious circumstance; distancing yourself from reality; being indecisive; losing your ...
(FLYING) The great Mythical symbol of Freedom. The meaning of flying dreams is one of good omens. You instinctively know the goals in life and how to seek them. Whether it's love you seek, or a place in life, or fame and fortune, you will fly over earthly obstacles and find your happiness. ...
(FLYING) under the influence of drugs
(Flying (Lay-down)) A new type of coaster that has rider positioned in a ‘superman' type position, giving the feeling of flight (Example: AIR, Alton Towers).
(Flying [parry riposte]) A parry and riposte made in one motion, usually as a coupé.
(Flying) Astral traveling or rising (mentally) above a problem, projector, hypnotist, absent healer (more); With guide: Medium / Channel (more); Flying down and landing: Birth; Flying saucer: Guides (more)
(Flying) Dream interpretation: wanting to escape or "rise" above a situation. Feeling powerful and in control. Wanting more freedom (this especially pertains to the elderly who are wanting to escape the limitations of their aging bodies).
(Flying) Freedom! Life is too fantastic to be looking down all the time! Reach for the stars, we're all perfect in our own way :)
(Flying) Quirrell was shown to be able to fly clear across a chamber without an object, defying the rule that wizards cannot fly without an object. This ability most likely came from Lord Voldemort, who had devised the method himself. He shares this ability with Severus Snape and Lord Voldemort.