"on the fly" Definition

  1. getting one’s living by thieving or other illegitimate means; the phrase is applied to men the same as “on the loose” is to women. ON THE FLY also means on the drink.

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Position in the dictionary: 2449 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: on the loose, on the nose, on the shelf, on the tiles, one in ten, one-er, onion, open the ball, oracle, orate
Previous words in the dictionary: on, omnium gatherum, omee, ollapod, oliver, old tom, old salt, old man, old lady in threadneedle street, old hoss

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