Definition of fly

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • fly is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 9
  • fly is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 9
  • fly is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of fly


  • pass away rapidly (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. fell
    2. vanish
  • decrease rapidly and disappear (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. vanish
    2. vaporize
  • travel through the air; be airborne (verb)

    Examples

    1. Man cannot fly

    Synonyms

    1. wing
  • run away quickly (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. flee
    2. take flight
  • flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fly sheet
    2. rainfly
    3. tent-fly
    4. tent flap
  • operate an airplane (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. aviate
    2. pilot
  • an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fly front
  • (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fly ball
  • be dispersed or disseminated (verb)

    Examples

    1. Rumors and accusations are flying
  • (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked (adjective)
  • cause to fly or float (verb)

    Examples

    1. fly a kite
  • change quickly from one emotional state to another (verb)

    Examples

    1. fly into a rage
  • display in the air or cause to float (verb)

    Examples

    1. fly a kite
    2. All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N.
  • fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect (noun)
  • hit a fly (verb)
  • move quickly or suddenly (verb)
  • transport by aeroplane (verb)

    Examples

    1. We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America
  • travel in an airplane (verb)

    Examples

    1. she is flying to Cincinnati tonight
    2. Are we driving or flying?
  • travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft (verb)

    Examples

    1. Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic
  • two-winged insects characterized by active flight (noun)

See definition of fly in Merriam Webster

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