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noun [countable]     flyer pronunciation in British English
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  1. 2
    an aircraft pilot
    1. a.
      someone who travels by plane

      frequent flyers (=people who are regular customers of a particular airline)

  2. 3
    informal a plane
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  3. 5
    a bird, insect, or animal that flies in a particular way

    Sandflies are poor flyers.

  4. 6
    informal a person, animal, or vehicle that can go very fast

    Sam is a flyer, his pace will always trouble defences.

  5. 7
    American informal a project that involves risks
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