from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One, such as an insect or bird, that flies with wings.
- n. The pilot of an aircraft.
- n. A passenger in an aircraft: special fares for business fliers.
- n. A pamphlet or circular for mass distribution.
- n. A step in a straight stairway.
- n. Informal A daring venture.
- n. Australian An exceptionally swift kangaroo.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something that flies.
- n. Someone who pilots or rides in an airplane.
- n. A leaflet, often for advertising.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who flies or flees; a runaway; a fugitive.
- n. A fly. See Fly, n., 9, and 13 (b).
- n. See Flyer, n., 5.
- n. See Flyer, n., 4.
- n. An aëroplane or flying machine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which flies: as, the bird was a high flier.
- n. Specifically One who or that which moves swiftly; an animal, a person, or a thing that exhibits or is capable of great speed: as, he drove a span of fliers; the locomotive was a flier.
- n. One who flees; a fugitive; a runaway.
- n. Some part of a machine or mechanism having a rapid motion.
- n. A single step or a straight flight of steps or stairs; in the plural, stairs composed of straight flights: opposed to winding stairs.
- n. A financial venture; a speculative investment: applied to a purchase of stock by one not a regular buyer, in hope of immediate profit: as, to take a flier in Wall street.
- n. A small handbill. Also called dodger.
- n. One of the fresh-water sunfishes, Centrarchus macropterus, found in the southern United States.
- n. An apparatus attached to a printing-machine, usually a gang of parallel rods worked by a rocking shaft, which seizes each sheet as it is printed and conveys it to the delivery-table.
- n. One of the two lower-most leaves of a tobacco-plant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who travels by air
- n. someone who operates an aircraft
- n. an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
The person who drew the flier is a sixteen-year-old boy who suffers from autism.
January 17th, 2010 at 7: 19 pm the Brown campaign has already announced it will file suit unless the flier is withdrawn.
Still, even Restonian concedes that the URL that was removed from the original flier is for an anti-Tea Party website (I screenshotted that admission, by the way); and the ‘artist’ is one Mike Flugennock, a Hard Lefty (and, apparently, a closet racist) from the area.
Original post: A Montgomery County judge hearing an emergency challenge to government efforts to campaign for an ambulance fee said Monday that a county-produced campaign flier is intended to intimidate voters.
Original post: Michael Laris reports on the Maryland Politics blog that a Montgomery County judge hearing an emergency challenge to government efforts to campaign for an ambulance fee said Monday that a county-produced campaign flier is intended to intimidate voters.
One flier from the state Democratic Party features a picture of Mr. Debicella with the words "Reckless Radical" scrawled across his face.
Now to the most important thing: The flier is "evil" (not, note, "illegal") because it is full of angry, mean, lies.
The flier is titled "Obama's to do list" printed in faux cursive script.
(Sorry, just getting excited to find my liberal reflexes still work - I had a local election flier from the Tories through my door last week and it all sounded frighteningly ... reasonable!)
Riess argued that this was indeed the case [the drawing at the top, depicting the Triassic ichthyosaur Shonisaurus as an underwater flier, is by Dino Frey and from Riess (1986)].