flys vs flies :

flys vs flies

flys or flies

Flies is possible to be a noun or a verb. As a noun, it refers to a type of tiny winged insect often attracted to putrid smells and can be often found in dumps, garbage sites etc. 

A. (noun) "The arena of warriors has been invaded by a hoard of flies feeding on the remains of the fallen heroes."

As a verb, it stands as a conjugate to the word fly which means to 'move through the air'.

B. (verb) "At the break of every dawn, the bird flies to window to sing a melodious tune."

Flys has no place in contemporary or modern English. It used to be the plural noun used to refer to a unique mode of transport. Its use in modern times is void.

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  • n  (theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)
  • n  two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • n  flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
  • n  an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
  • n  (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
  • n  fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
  • v  travel through the air; be airborne
  • v  move quickly or suddenly
  • v  operate an airplane
  • v  transport by aeroplane
  • v  cause to fly or float
  • v  be dispersed or disseminated
  • v  change quickly from one emotional state to another
  • v  pass away rapidly
    Time flies like an arrow
  • v  travel in an airplane
  • v  display in the air or cause to float
  • v  run away quickly
  • v  travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
  • v  hit a fly
  • v  decrease rapidly and disappear
News & Articles

  • Photo: Seeking uplift
    Brett Neyhart of the Juneau Eagles Paragliders Club searches for thermal uplifts as he flys over Juneau against a backdrop of Auke Bay and the Chilkat Mountain on Friday.
    June 23, 2013 - Juneau Empire

  • Rask, Bruins look to bounce back in Game 2
    The puck flies into the net as Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) scores the game winning goal against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) during the third overtime period of Game 1 in their NHL Stanley Cup Final hockey series, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 4-3.
    June 13, 2013 - Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
  • Crawford shines in Chicago's 4-3 triple OT win
    The puck flies into the net as Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) gives up a goal by Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic during the first period of Game 1 in their NHL Stanley Cup Final hockey series, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Chicago.
    June 13, 2013 - Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
  • Princeton University reopens after bomb threat
    A helicopter flies overhead near a command post set up by Mercer County Sheriff's Officers outside the football stadium at Princeton University Tuesday, June 11, 2013, after receiving a phoned-in bomb threat. No classes are in session, though some summer programs are.
    June 12, 2013 - Washington Examiner