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Fly-by-night   /flaɪ-baɪ-naɪt/   Listen
Fly-by-night

noun
1.
A debtor who flees to avoid paying.






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"Fly-by-night" Quotes from Famous Books



... godlet of transient sensation? No man who has ever loved a woman fully, as only human beings can love, through years of mutual care and labor, through sickness, age, and death, can honestly accept, as type of that long, strong, enduring Love, this small blind fly-by-night. ...
— The Forerunner, Volume 1 (1909-1910) • Charlotte Perkins Gilman



Words linked to "Fly-by-night" :   untrusty, untrustworthy, impermanent, debtor, temporary, debitor



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