Definition of flysheet in English:

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flysheet

Pronunciation: /ˈflīˌSHēt/

noun

1A tract or circular of two or four pages.
Example sentences
  • As a kid I drew on any blank piece of paper I could find, from flysheets of books to the back of grocery flyers.
  • The list of other books on the flysheet suggests that the author has got into a groove, but the record is stuck.
2British A fabric cover pitched outside and over a tent to give extra protection against bad weather. See fly1 (sense 1 of the noun).
Example sentences
  • Tents with flysheets of various designs and colours dotted the encampment like wildflowers on a rolling hill.
  • He unzipped a corner of the flysheet and looked inside.

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Syllabification: fly·sheet

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