Definition of Flack

1. Noun. A slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer.




2. Noun. Intense adverse criticism. "Don't give me any flak"
Exact synonyms: Attack, Blast, Fire, Flak
Generic synonyms: Criticism, Unfavorable Judgment
Derivative terms: Attack

3. Noun. Artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes.
Exact synonyms: Ack-ack, Ack-ack Gun, Antiaircraft, Antiaircraft Gun, Flak, Pom-pom
Specialized synonyms: Bofors Gun
Generic synonyms: Gun
Terms within: Predictor
Derivative terms: Antiaircraft

Definition of Flack

1. Noun. a publicist, a publicity agent ¹

2. Verb. to publicise, to promote ¹

3. Noun. (alternative spelling of flak) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flack

1. to work as a press agent [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flack

flabrigast
flabrigasted
flabrigasting
flabrigasts
flabs
flaccid
flaccid bladder
flaccid ectropion
flaccid membrane
flaccid paralysis
flaccid part of tympanic membrane
flaccider
flaccidities
flaccidity
flaccidly
flack (current term)
flack catcher
flacked
flacker
flackered
flackeries
flackers
flackery
flacket
flackets
flacking
flacks
flacon
flacons
flacourtia family

Literary usage of Flack

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"The defendant by its answer denied all the allegations of the complaint, and alleged that on the 20th day of February, 1891, it loaned ME flack & Co., ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"The Keith-flack Node in the Production of Cardiac Arrhythmia.—The recent investigations of Walter Koch upon the anatomy and pathology of the bundle of ..."

3. Orations, Addresses and Speeches of Chauncey M. Depew by Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1910)
"MEMORIAL OF WILLIAM H. flack ADDRESS ON RESOLUTIONS IN MEMORY OF ... Mr. William Henry flack commenced the struggle early, with no advantages other than ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas for the by Charles Patrick Daly (1892)
"flack. CHARLES LEWIS et al., Appellants, against JAMES ... flack, Sheriff of the City and County of New York, Respondent. (Decided June 2d, 1890. ..."

5. Reports of Cases in Chancery, Argued and Determined in the Rolls Court by Baron Henry Bickersteth Langdale, Chaloner William Chute, John Romilly Romilly, Charles Beavan (1847)
"flack ». LONGMATE. A party died in 1830, having vested in him a mortgage in fee, and the lapse of time and circumstances were such, as to render it very ..."

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