Definition of no-fly in English:

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Entry from US English dictionary


Denoting a list or category of people, or a particular person, prevented from flying for security reasons.
Example sentences
  • Until Steigman's confirmation of the no-fly list, the government had never admitted its existence.
  • An airline employee told her she couldn't board the flight because she was on the Transportation Security Administration's no-fly list.
  • Some infants have been stopped from boarding planes in the United States because their names are similar to suspected terrorists on the government's no-fly list.

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Syllabification: no-fly

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