flyaway flyaway

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) guided by whim and fancy
  2. (adj) (of hair or clothing) worn loose

Usage(s):

  1. Bangladesh, France, Uganda and a few other countries have approved nationwide bans of the flimsy flyaway sacks.
  2. Neon orange coats had flyaway backs of organza in pale pink.
  3. Meanwhile, the parents tried to control their flyaway emotions.

News

  • In explosion of free online college classes, new lessons in how students learn

    David E. Pritchard has dedicated his life to physics, doing pioneering work in atom optics and mentoring Nobel Prize winners. But now Pritchard, whose aviator glasses and flyaway gray hair make him the classic picture of an MIT professor, has dropped his physics research “cold turkey,” as he puts it.        
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "I'm looking forward to returning to Europe," Button said. "It's been an incredibly exciting series of flyaway races, but I think everybody in Formula One looks forward to racing closer to home, back in the sport's heartland."
    on May 5, 2010 By: Jenson Button Source: San Luis Obispo Tribune

  2. "I don't believe the United States Congress is going to sit by and let them destroy an entire Atlantic flyaway refuge," Easley said. "That would be the most irresponsible thing environmentally that's been done in the history of this state...
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Mike Easley Source: WRAL.com

  3. "The Malaysian Grand Prix is the second of two back-to-back flyaway races, and it's difficult for any team to make big changes to the car when it's so far away from the factory and there's so little time," Hamilton said. "But we're targeting...
    on Mar 31, 2009 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: Times Online

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