• noun: the activity of traveling in an aircraft
  • noun: travel by air
  • adjective: moving or able to move in the air
  • adjective: moving or capable of moving in the air
  • used especially of livestock brand marks
  • synonyms: volant, volitant, circumvolant


  • A flag 'flies' in front of the building. = There is a flag 'flying' in front of the building.

  • The restaurant 'made a flying start' by filling up on opening night.

  • After some difficult years, the company is 'flying high' again.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) And I am all done down here. It is beautiful, isn't it? Every piece in its place doing precisely what it's supposed to do. Look, Peabody! It's my flying Mach... MY flying machine? Sherman. Sherman? Sherman, what are you doing up there? I'm flying! But, Sherman, you don't know how to fly! I don't? No! Turn! (..)
    2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman