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noun [countable] flier pronunciation in American English /ˈflaɪər/
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  1. 1
    an announcement or advertisement that is printed on paper and given to people
    Someone was handing out fliers advertising the sale.
  2. 2
    an aircraft pilot
    Two Navy fliers ejected safely and were rescued.
    1. a.
      someone who travels by airplane
      Most airlines offer special benefits to frequent fliers (=people who are regular customers of a particular airline).
  3. 3
    a bird, insect, or animal that flies in a particular way
    Sandflies are poor fliers.
  4. 4
    American informal a project that involves risks or that is dangerous
    take a flier (on something) (=agree to take part in something that is risky): It’s risky, but I took a flier on it and invested a few dollars.
  5. 5
    informal a person, animal, or vehicle that can go very fast
    Sam is a flier around the bases.

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