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Definition of "flyover" []

  • A flight over a specific location, usually at low altitude, as by a formation of military aircraft. (noun)
  • Chiefly British An overpass, as on a highway. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flyover" in a sentence
  • "And what he calls flyover country is what Sarah Palin calls real America."
  • "All of us in flyover country and industry believed you would set a standard and example that recapture, recreate, and foster the can-do spirit that was the hallmark of NASA during and through the halcyon days of Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo."
  • "What do those rubes in flyover country know anyway?"