1. someone who travels by air

    Synonyms : flier
    Type Of : traveler, traveller
  2. someone who operates an aircraft

    Synonyms : aeronaut, airman, aviator, flier
    Type Of : trained worker, skilled worker, skilled workman
  3. an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

    Synonyms : bill, broadsheet, broadside, circular, flier, handbill, throwaway
    Type Of : ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing


  1. the motion made by flapping up and down

    Synonyms : flapping, flutter, fluttering
    Type Of : wave, undulation
  2. a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag

    Synonyms : flaps
    Type Of : airfoil, control surface, surface, aerofoil
  3. move with a flapping motion

    Synonyms : beat
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • The bird's wings were flapping
  4. make a fuss; be agitated

    Synonyms : dither, pother
    Type Of : fuss, niggle, fret
  5. an excited state of agitation

    Synonyms : dither, fuss, pother, tizzy
    Type Of : agitation
    Examples :
    • there was a terrible flap about the theft
  6. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

    Synonyms : roll, undulate, wave
    Type Of : move
  7. move with a thrashing motion

    Synonyms : beat
    Type Of : move, displace
    Examples :
    • The bird flapped its wings
  8. a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body

    Type Of : animal tissue
  9. any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely

    Type Of : covering
    Examples :
    • he wrote on the flap of the envelope
  10. move noisily

    Type Of : beat, pound, thump
    Examples :
    • flags flapped in the strong wind
  11. pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds

    Type Of : enounce, say, enunciate, sound out, articulate, pronounce


  1. covered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs

    Synonyms : furred
    Examples :
    • a furry teddy bear


  1. a hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting)

    Synonyms : clenched fist
    Type Of : hand, manus, mitt, paw


  1. ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)

    Synonyms : hoar, hoarfrost, rime
    Type Of : ice, water ice
  2. decorate with frosting

    Synonyms : ice
    Type Of : cover
    Examples :
    • frost a cake
  3. weather cold enough to cause freezing

    Synonyms : freeze
    Type Of : cold weather
  4. the formation of frost or ice on a surface

    Synonyms : icing
    Type Of : freeze, freezing
  5. United States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963)

    Synonyms : robert frost, robert lee frost
  6. cover with frost

    Type Of : cover
    Examples :
    • ice crystals frosted the glass
  7. damage by frost

    Type Of : damage
    Examples :
    • The icy precipitation frosted the flowers and they turned brown
  8. provide with a rough or speckled surface or appearance

    Type Of : cover
    Examples :
    • frost the glass
    • she frosts her hair


  1. the state of being friends (or friendly)

    Synonyms : friendly relationship
    Type Of : relationship


  1. a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual

    Synonyms : captivation, enchantment, enthrallment
    Type Of : liking
  2. the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)

    Synonyms : captivation
    Type Of : enchantment, spell, trance
  3. the capacity to attract intense interest

    Type Of : attraction, attractiveness
    Examples :
    • he held the children spellbound with magic tricks and other fascinations


  1. a part of the city far removed from the center

    Synonyms : outskirt
    Type Of : city district
  2. a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead

    Synonyms : bang
    Type Of : hairstyle, hair style, hairdo, coif, coiffure
  3. one of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light

    Synonyms : interference fringe
    Type Of : optical phenomenon
  4. the outside boundary or surface of something

    Synonyms : outer boundary, periphery
    Type Of : boundary, bound, edge
  5. adorn with a fringe

    Type Of : beautify, decorate, grace, embellish, adorn, ornament
    Examples :
    • The weaver fringed the scarf
  6. an ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels

    Type Of : edging
  7. a social group holding marginal or extreme views

    Type Of : social group
    Examples :
    • members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times
  8. decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe

    Type Of : surround, border, environ, ring, skirt
    Examples :
    • fur fringed the hem of the dress


  1. to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense)

    Synonyms : further
    Examples :
    • the application of the law was extended farther
    • he is going no farther in his studies
  2. more distant in especially degree

    Synonyms : further
    Examples :
    • farther from the truth
    • farther from our expectations
  3. to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense)

    Synonyms : further
    Examples :
    • farther north
    • moved farther away
    • farther down the corridor
    • the practice may go back still farther to the Druids
  4. more distant in especially space or time

    Examples :
    • they live in the farther house


  1. a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again

    Synonyms : alir, army for the liberation of rwanda, former armed forces, interahamwe
  2. being of a considerable distance or length

    Examples :
    • a far trek
  3. being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle

    Examples :
    • the horse on the right is the far horse
    • the right side is the far side of the horse
  4. beyond a norm in opinion or actions

    Examples :
    • the far right
  5. located at a great distance in time or space or degree

    Antonyms : near
    Examples :
    • we come from a far country
    • far corners of the earth
    • the far future
    • a far journey
    • the far side of the road
    • far from the truth
    • far in the future