flyer

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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  • Flyer — Flyer …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Flyer — (engl. to fly „fliegen“) bezeichnet: kleine Werbebotschaften auf Papier, siehe Flugblatt die ersten Flugzeuge der Brüder Wright, siehe Flyer (Flugzeug) in der Textilindustrie die Flügelspinnmaschine Elektrofahrrad eines Schweizer Herstellers, im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Flyer — or flier may mean:* Flyer (pamphlet), a single page pamphletIn aviation:* Aviator, a person who flies aircraft for pleasure or as a profession * Passenger, someone who travels on an aircraft * FLYER (magazine), a monthly UK general aviation… …   Wikipedia

  • flyer — fly‧er [ˈflaɪə ǁ ər] also flier noun [countable] a small sheet of paper that is used to advertise something. Flyers are usually handed out in the street or delivered to people s houses: • We hand out flyers advertising our events to clubbers as… …   Financial and business terms

  • Flyer — Fly er, n. [See {Flier}.] 1. One that uses wings. [1913 Webster] 2. The fly of a flag: See {Fly}, n., 6. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything that is scattered abroad in great numbers as a theatrical programme, an advertising leaf, etc. [1913 Webster] 4.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flyer [1] — Flyer (engl., spr. flāier), s. Flieger …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Flyer [2] — Flyer (Fleier), s. Spinnen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Flyer — (Fleyer, Flügelvorspinnmaschine), s. Baumwollspinnerei, Bd. 1, S. 610, und Flachsspinnerei, S. 53 …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Flyer — (engl., spr. fleiĕr), Flügelvorspinnmaschine der Spinnerei …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • flyer — also flier, mid 15c., something that flies, agent noun of FLY (Cf. fly) (v.1). Meaning something that goes fast is from 1795; that of aviator is from 1934. Meaning speculative investment is from 1846 (on the notion of a flying leap ). Meaning… …   Etymology dictionary

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