flyer

flyer fly‧er [ˈflaɪə ǁ -ər] also flier noun [countable]
a small sheet of paper that is used to advertise something. Flyers are usually handed out in the street or delivered to people's houses:

• We hand out flyers advertising our events to clubbers as they leave the venue.

— see also frequent flyer, high flyer

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flyer UK US (also flier) /ˈflaɪər/ noun [C]
MARKETING a small piece of paper advertising a product or event, which is given to a lot of people: distribute/hand out/pass out flyers »

Her job is to hand out flyers for the club on street corners.

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an advertising/campaign/publicity flyer

TRANSPORT a person who travels by plane: business/executive flyers »

The company's strategy of concentrating on high-margin business flyers is beginning to pay off.

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Regular flyers can take advantage of additional benefits such as free flights and extra baggage allowance.

TRANSPORT, COMMERCE a company that operates regular services carrying passengers by plane: a low-cost/no-frills flyer »

Stiff competition from rival low-cost flyers forced down fares.

take a flyer (on sb/sth) — Cf. take a flyer on sth
See also FREQUENT FLYER(Cf. ↑frequent flyer), HIGH FLYER(Cf. ↑high flyer)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Flyer [1] — Flyer (engl., spr. flāier), s. Flieger …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Flyer [2] — Flyer (Fleier), s. Spinnen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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