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American English: /ˈflaɪɪŋ/
British English: /ˈflʌɪɪŋ/

Translation of flying in Spanish:

adjective (before noun)

  • 1.1 (hurried) See examples: a flying visit
    una visita relámpago
    Example sentences
    • On Saturday, on his return from his brief and much publicised flying visit home to England, he repeated the message to a higher authority.
    • This unexpected visitor began to arrive at Mary Forde's home last week and after a flying visit in and out has now decided to set up home permanently.
    • I shall never forget that first flying visit to Dresden.
    que vuela (por los aires)
    she took a flying leap and crossed it
    tomó impulso y lo cruzó de un salto
    a flying tackle (Sport)
    un placaje en el aire
    Example sentences
    • A couple of people suffered minor cuts from flying glass, but it was at the end of the night so there were not many people there.
    • She dodged the flying body and kicked Lars hard enough to crush his skull.
    • The close-quarter action photography with gristle and bone is spliced with dizzy shots of flying masonry launched by ginormous trebuchets.


  • 1.1 (as pilot) the history of flying
    la historia de la aviación
    (before noun) (time/hours/lesson)
    de vuelo
    de piloto
    flying club
    club (masculine) de vuelo
    1.2 (as passenger) See examples: I like/hate flying
    me gusta/odio viajar en avión
    fear of flying
    miedo (masculine) a volar or a viajar en avión
    Example sentences
    • Joe was a TWA pilot and Rick flew corporate aircraft so flying must be in the Barker family genes.
    • Model aircraft flying is a training ground for serious pilots and the Lismore club has spawned a number of full time aviators.
    • ‘For me and for most cadets, the first challenge of the training is solo flying,’ Tu said.

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