- Fly the bird
verb phrase to make a contemptuous sign with the hand, middle finger extended; to give the finger Examples They cut her off, so she flew the bird. Word Origin 1980+ Usage Note vulgar slang
noun an airplane flight made through a specific area, esp. for observation; also, a computer-simulated airplane flight through an area or object; also written flythrough Examples A fly-through allows users to view a model of a proposed or actual site as if they were inside it and moving through it. Usage Note fly-through adj
[flahy-tahy-er] /ˈflaɪˌtaɪ ər/ noun, Angling. 1. a person who makes artificial lures for fly-fishing.
[flahyt] /flaɪt/ Scot. and North England verb (used without object), flyted, flyting, noun 1. . [flahyt] /flaɪt/ Scot. and North England verb (used without object), flited, fliting. 1. to dispute; wrangle; scold; jeer. noun 2. a dispute or wrangle; scolding. /flaɪt; Scottish fləɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to scold or rail at noun 2. a dispute […]