fly-ty|ing

fly-ty|ing
fly-ty|ing «FLY TY ihng», noun.
the construction of artificial flies for fly-casting.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • fly-cast|ing — «FLY KAS tihng, KAHS », noun, adjective, or fly casting. –n. the sport of fishing with rod and line, using an artificial fly as bait. –adj. of or having to do with fly casting: »a fly casting rod …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly-fish|ing — «FLY FIHSH ihng», noun. fishing with natural or artificial flies as bait …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly|speck|ing — «FLY SPEHK ihng», noun. the act or process of examining for small errors or imperfections: »These discussions range from tedious flyspecking about trivia to disapproving comments on such subjects as the high recidivism rate (Fred P. Graham) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly-fish·ing — /ˈflaıˌfıʃıŋ/ noun [noncount] : the activity of catching fish by using artificial flies do some fly fishing He plans to go fly fishing this weekend …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly-tying — fly ty·ing (flīʹtī ĭng) n. The art or hobby of making artificial fishing flies.   flyʹ ti er ( tī ər) n. * * * ▪ fishing       the hobby or business of imitating the live food of gamefish by attaching various materials to a hook. Most often used… …   Universalium

  • Fly-catching — Fly catch ing, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the habit of catching insects on the wing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fly-casting — fly cast·ing (flīʹkăs tĭng) n. The art or sport of casting artificial flies with a fly rod. * * * …   Universalium

  • fly casting — noun casting an artificial fly as a lure • Hypernyms: ↑casting, ↑cast * * * noun : the action of throwing the lure when fly fishing * * * Angling. the act or technique of casting with an artificial fly as the lure, the rod used being longer and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly'ing — noun The action of the verb fly adjective 1. That flies or can fly 2. Moving or passing very rapidly 3. Organized for speedy action or transfer to any location as the need arises 4. (of a visit) very brief • • • Main Entry: ↑fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly|ing — «FLY ihng», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. that flies; moving through the air: »the handsome young man on the flying trapeze (George Leybourne). 2. floating or waving in the air. 3. swift; rapid: »Earth rolls back beneath the flying steed (Alexander… …   Useful english dictionary

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