Synonyms of 'flying'
- take wing, flit, flutter, hover, sail, soar, wing
- pilot, control, maneuver, operate
- display, flap, float, flutter, show, wave
- pass, elapse, flit, glide, pass swiftly, roll on, run its course, slip away
- rush, career, dart, dash, hurry, race, shoot, speed, sprint, tear
- flee, escape, get away, run for it, skedaddle (informal), take to one's heels
Thesaurus for flying from the Collins American English Thesaurus
A flying animal has wings and is able to fly.