Definition of FLIES

noun : FLIES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains) ;

verb : FLIES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly" ;

  • 2. (

    ) move quickly or suddenly; "He flew about the place" ;

  • 4. (

    ) transport by aeroplane; "We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America" ;

  • 5. (

    ) cause to fly or float; "fly a kite" ;

  • 6. (

    ) be dispersed or disseminated; "Rumors and accusations are flying" ;

  • 7. (

    ) change quickly from one emotional state to another; "fly into a rage" ;

  • 9. (

    ) travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?" ;

  • 10. (

    ) display in the air or cause to float; "fly a kite"; "All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N." ;

  • 12. (

    ) travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft; "Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic" ;

  • 14. (

    ) decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized" ;

Adjective : FLIES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked ;


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