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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Earth-bound; Not passing through the air.

Usage examples (13)
  • Adjective : a flying insect; an unidentified flying object. ,flying banners; flying hair. ,a flying leap. ,a flying visit; a flying remark....
  • Adverb : a sail set flying
  • I have had a number of "nonflying" assignments but readily volunteered to get back into the cockpit and still want to do it again.
  • However, in an interesting, nonflying change of pace, we were driving. for more
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