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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Winged insects. Also: to move or pass through the air with wings.

Usage examples (34)
  • A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.
  • Her coach was there to swat the flies from the press.
  • The word flies around like the black flies in my kitchen.
  • Laid up fish eatin 'ablack and purple flies is where it's at. for more
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