(noun, adjective, verb)


1. (obsolete) Fast, swift.


1. a formation of aircraft in flight

Definition categories: group, formation

2. an instance of traveling by air

Similar word(s): flying

Definition categories: act, air, aviation

3. a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next

Definition categories: man–made, staircase, stairway

4. the act of escaping physically

- his flight was an indication of his guilt

Similar word(s): escape

Definition categories: act

5. an air force unit smaller than a squadron

Definition categories: group

6. passing above and beyond ordinary bounds

- a flight of fancy

- flights of rhetoric

- flights of imagination

Definition categories: thought, creativeness, creativity

7. the path followed by an object moving through space

Similar word(s): trajectory

Definition categories: phenomenon

8. a flock of flying birds

Definition categories: group, flock

9. a scheduled trip by plane between designated airports

- I took the noon flight to Chicago

Definition categories: act, trip

Sentences with flight as a noun:

- Birds are capable of flight

- The migrating birds' flight took them to Africa.

- The flight to Paris leaves at 7 o'clock tonight

- Where is the departure gate for flight 747? / Go straight down and to the right.

- take flight

- the flight of a refugee

- How many flights is it up?


1. shoot a bird in flight

Definition categories: social, pip, shoot

2. fly in a flock

- flighting wild geese

Definition categories: motion, fly, wing

3. decorate with feathers

Similar word(s): fledge

Definition categories: creation, adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament