Synonyms
Antonyms

1. fast-flying

adjective. moving swiftly.

Synonyms

  • flying

Antonyms

  • motionlessness
  • immobile

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  • frocks
  • flocks
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2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. fox

noun. ['ˈfɑːks'] alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs.

Synonyms

  • Alopex lagopus
  • Vulpes macrotis
  • gray fox
  • Arctic fox
  • Vulpes velox
  • Vulpes fulva
  • white fox
  • red fox
  • prairie fox
  • canine
  • kit fox
  • vixen
  • Urocyon cinereoargenteus
  • grey fox
  • canid
  • Reynard

Antonyms

  • converge
  • be well
  • agree
  • change

Etymology

  • fox (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fox (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fox

noun. ['ˈfɑːks'] a shifty deceptive person.

Synonyms

  • dodger
  • trickster
  • cheat
  • slicker
  • slyboots
  • beguiler
  • cheater

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree
  • disassemble
  • please

Etymology

  • fox (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fox (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. Fox

noun. the Algonquian language of the Fox.

Synonyms

  • Algonquian
  • Algonquian language

8. Fox

noun. English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691).

9. Fox

noun. a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River.

Synonyms

  • Algonquian

10. Fox

noun. English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806).

Example sentences of the word flying-fox


1. Noun Phrase
Fruit bats, on the other hand, have long snouts and large eyes that give them an almost vulpine-looking face, which is where some of them get the name "flying fox."

2. Noun Phrase
The Australian savannah is also home to the flying fox, the estuarine crocodile, and many species of birds, reptiles, and invertebrates.

3. Noun Phrase
The only native mammalian life in Fiji is the fruit bat, and six varieties can be found on the islands, including the Fijian monkey-faced flying fox, one of the most primitive fruit bat species.

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