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1. flying

adjective. ['ˈflaɪɪŋ'] moving swiftly.

Synonyms

  • fast-flying

Antonyms

  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fly (English)
  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Flying

  • indemnifying
  • semidrying
  • misapplying
  • underlying
  • complying
  • supplying
  • retrying
  • replying
  • overlying
  • implying
  • decrying
  • undying
  • relying
  • denying
  • defying
  • belying
  • applying
  • trying
  • spying
  • prying
  • plying
  • frying
  • drying
  • crying
  • allying
  • vying
  • tying
  • tieing
  • sighing
  • shying

Sentences with flying


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
He should be flying well enough to escape danger in less than a day.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Jekyll Island contains 10 miles of beaches for sunbathing, swimming and kite flying.

Quotes about flying


1. I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine. I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then, if possible, add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.
- Wilbur Wright

2. But Hopes are Shy Birds flying at a great distance seldom reached by the best of Guns.
- John James Audubon

3. I was always a fan of the old-style comics. I loved vaudeville. I loved Milton Berle, Dick Shawn, Phyllis Diller, Don Rickles, Charlie Callas, all those guys. Hilarious. I love the Bing Crosby and Bob Hope movies, and Abbott & Costello. My television influences were 'Monty Python's Flying Circus,' 'Benny Hill,' and 'Hee Haw.'
- Larry the Cable Guy

2. free-flying

adjective. able to fly through the air (as a bird).

3. fast-flying

adjective. moving swiftly.

Synonyms

  • flying

Antonyms

  • motionlessness
  • immobile

4. flying

noun. ['ˈflaɪɪŋ'] an instance of traveling by air.

Synonyms

  • glide
  • blind flying
  • sortie
  • aviation
  • sailing
  • acrobatics
  • soaring
  • aerobatics
  • ballooning
  • pass
  • terrain flight
  • air
  • stunt flying
  • maiden flight
  • stunting
  • flight
  • sailplaning
  • flypast
  • gliding
  • blind landing
  • overflight
  • air travel
  • low level flight
  • flyover
  • solo

Antonyms

  • survive
  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fly (English)
  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. flying

adjective. ['ˈflaɪɪŋ'] hurried and brief.

Synonyms

  • hurried
  • quick

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • low
  • keep down

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fly (English)
  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
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