Definition of FLY

  1. (verb)travel through the air; be airborne
  2. (verb)move quickly or suddenly
  3. (verb)operate an airplane
  4. (verb)transport by aeroplane
  5. (verb)cause to fly or float
  6. (verb)be dispersed or disseminated
  7. (verb)change quickly from one emotional state to another
  8. (verb)pass away rapidly
  9. (verb)travel in an airplane
  10. (verb)display in the air or cause to float
  11. (verb)run away quickly
  12. (verb)travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
  13. (verb)hit a fly
  14. (verb)decrease rapidly and disappear
  15. (noun)two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  16. (noun)flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
  17. (noun)an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
  18. (noun)(baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
  19. (noun)fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
  20. (adj)(British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked