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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: flier /ˈflaɪər/ 
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  1. 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).

  2. 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.

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