adjective see fly front

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  • fly-front — «FLY FRUHNT», adjective. having a fly covering buttons or fastenings …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly front — noun an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth • Syn: ↑fly • Hypernyms: ↑opening • Part Holonyms: ↑garment * * * noun : a concealed closing on the front of coats …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly front — noun Date: 1843 a concealed closing on the front of a coat, skirt, shirt, dress, or pants • fly front adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fly front — a flap of material down one side of the front opening of a garment to conceal buttons, fasteners, or the like, as on a coat or dress. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • fly — fly1 [flī] vi. FLEW or, for vi. 10, flied, flown or, for vi. 10, flied, flying, flew [ME flien, flegen < OE fleogan, akin to MDu vlegen, Ger fliegen < IE * pleuk < base * pleu : see FLOW] 1. to move through the air; specif., a) …   English World dictionary

  • fly-fronted — fly frontˈed adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fly (clothing) — Closed fly on a pair of jeans A fly on clothing is a covering over an opening join concealing the mechanism, such as a zip, velcro or buttons, used to join the opening. The term is most frequently applied to a short opening over the groin in… …   Wikipedia

  • fly — I v 1. take wing, wing one s way, take off, take to the air, become airborne; soar, sail, zoom, cruise, coast, sweep, skim, Inf. kite; glide, plane, volplane, sailplane; dart, flit, flirt, hop, volitate. 2. float, hover, drift, hang, poise, float …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fly tent — noun a tent with a fly front • Hypernyms: ↑tent, ↑collapsible shelter • Part Meronyms: ↑tent fly, ↑rainfly, ↑fly sheet, ↑fly, ↑tent flap * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fly fishing — in a river Fly fishing is an angling method in which an artificial fly is used to catch fish. The fly is cast using a fly rod, reel, and specialized weighted line. Casting a nearly weightless fly or lure requires casting techniques significantly… …   Wikipedia

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