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Flak   /flæk/   Listen
Flak

noun
1.
A slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer.  Synonyms: flack, flack catcher, flak catcher.
2.
Intense adverse criticism.  Synonyms: attack, blast, fire, flack.  "The government has come under attack" , "Don't give me any flak"
3.
Artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes.  Synonyms: ack-ack, ack-ack gun, antiaircraft, antiaircraft gun, flack, pom-pom.






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Words linked to "Flak" :   voice, antiaircraft, attack, unfavorable judgment, spokesperson, predictor, blast, interpreter, representative, criticism, gun, Bofors gun



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