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English adjective: flying

1. flying moving swiftly


SamplesFast-flying planes.
Played the difficult passage with flying fingers.


Synonymsfast-flying


Similarmoving


Antonymsnonmoving, unmoving

2. flying hurried and brief


SamplesPaid a flying visit.
Took a flying glance at the book.
A quick inspection.
A fast visit.


Synonymsfast, quick


Similarhurried


Antonymsunhurried


English noun: flying

1. flying (act) an instance of traveling by air


SamplesFlying was still an exciting adventure for him.


Synonymsflight


Broader (hypernym)air, air travel, aviation


Narrower (hyponym)acrobatics, aerobatics, ballooning, blind flying, blind landing, fly-by, flyover, flypast, glide, gliding, low level flight, maiden flight, overflight, pass, sailing, sailplaning, soaring, solo, sortie, stunt flying, stunting, terrain flight









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