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addaword.gifdefinition of flightmare

noun
an unpleasant experience during air travel. A blend of the words 'flight' and 'nightmare'.
Flightmares go well beyond the usual perils of airline travel such as crowded seats, lost luggage and food not fit for a dog. A flightmare usually involves lost money, lost opportunities (such as missing a graduation or a funeral) and lost dignity.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 01/09/2010 09:46:00
Definition of flightmare from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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