flyer, flier
Flyer is the preferred spelling in all meanings of this agent noun formed from the verb fly. Flier is more common in AmE.

Modern English usage. 2014.

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  • flier — fli‧er [ˈflaɪə ǁ ər] noun [countable] another spelling of flyer * * * flier UK US /ˈflaɪər/ noun [C] MARKETING ► FLYER(Cf. ↑flyer) …   Financial and business terms

  • flier — [flī′ər] n. 1. a person or thing that flies; specif., an aviator ☆ 2. a bus, train, etc. that has a fast schedule 3. any step in a straight stairway ☆ 4. a small circular or handbill widely distributed ☆ 5. Informal a risky, sometimes reckless,… …   English World dictionary

  • Flier — Fli er (fl[imac] [ e]r), n. [Form {Fly}, v.; cf. {Flyer}] 1. One who flies or flees; a runaway; a fugitive. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) A fly. See {Fly}, n., 9, and 13 (b) . [1913 Webster] 3. (Spinning) See {Flyer}, n., 5. [1913 Webster] 4.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flier — index notice (announcement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • flier — see FLYER (Cf. flyer) …   Etymology dictionary

  • flier — [n] flyer, pilot ace*, aeronaut, air person, aviator, aviatrix, jet*, navigator; concept 348 …   New thesaurus

  • Flier — Jakow Wladimirowitsch Flier (russisch Яков Владимирович Флиер; * 8. Oktoberjul./ 21. Oktober 1912greg. in Orechowo Sujewo; † 18. Dezember 1977 in Moskau) war ein russischer Pianist und Klavierpädagoge. Flier studierte Klavier am Moskauer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • flier — fli|er [ flaıər ] noun count ▸ 1 printed advertisement ▸ 2 aircraft pilot/passenger ▸ 3 animal etc. that flies ▸ 4 dangerous project ▸ 5 someone/something that can go fast ▸ 6 flying start 1. ) an announcement or advertisement that is printed on… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flier — /fluy euhr/, n. 1. something that flies, as a bird or insect. 2. an aviator or pilot. 3. an airplane passenger, esp. one who travels regularly by air. 4. a person or thing that moves with great speed. 5. some part of a machine having a rapid… …   Universalium

  • flier — also flyer noun Date: 15th century 1. one that flies; specifically airman 2. a reckless or speculative venture usually used in the phrase take a flier 3. (usually flyer) an advertising circular …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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