- [n] (baseball) a hit that flies high in the air
- [n] two-winged insects characterized by active flight
- [n] an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or buttons concealed by a fold of cloth
- [n] fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
- [n] flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
- [adj] (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked
- [v] decrease rapidly, as of money
- [v] change quickly from one emotional state to another; "fly into a rage"
- [v] transport by aeroplane; "We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America"
- [v] hit a fly, in baseball
- [v] be dispersed or disseminated; "Rumors and accusations are flying"
- [v] travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"
- [v] move quickly or suddenly; "He flew about the place"
- [v] travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft; "Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic"
- [v] cause to fly or float; "fly a kite"
- [v] travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly"
- [v] fly a plane
- [v] pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"
- [v] to run away; "He threw down his gun and fled."
- [v] display in the air or cause to float; "fly a kite"; "All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N."