flyaway

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fly·a·way

 (flī′ə-wā′)
adj.
1. Made or worn loose or draped, as to allow or suggest fluttering in the wind: a flyaway coat.
2.
a. Prepared for immediate flight: a plane in flyaway condition.
b. Designed for air travel: flyaway bags.
3. Given to frivolity; flighty.
n. Sports
1. An aerial gymnastic move performed on the parallel bars, rings, or other apparatus, especially a flying dismount with a somersault.
2. flyaways Strands of hair that stand out unmanageably from the head.
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flyaway

(ˈflaɪəˌweɪ)
adj
1. (of hair or clothing) loose and fluttering
2. frivolous or flighty; giddy
n
a person who is frivolous or flighty
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fly•a•way

(ˈflaɪ əˌweɪ)

adj.
1. fluttering or streaming in the wind; windblown: flyaway hair.
2. ready for flight: flyaway aircraft.
[1765–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flyaway - guided by whim and fancy; "flighty young girls"
frivolous - not serious in content or attitude or behavior; "a frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous young woman"
2.flyaway - (of hair or clothing) worn loose; "her flyaway hair"; "a flyaway coat"
loose - not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "loose clothing"; "the large shoes were very loose"
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Translations

flyaway

[ˈflaɪəweɪ] ADJ
1. [hair] → suelto, lacio
2. (= frivolous) → frívolo
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Round shoulders had Jo, big hands and feet, a flyaway look to her clothes, and the uncomfortable appearance of a girl who was rapidly shooting up into a woman and didn't like it.
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Ojon Restorative Hair Serum, PS16 (www.ojon.co.uk) is a superconcentrated serum which repairs split ends and tames the frizz and flyaways.
Ojon Restorative ir Serum, PS16 (www.ojon.co.uk) is a superconcentrated serum which repairs split ends and tames the frizz and flyaways.
Straighten remaining ends of hair with straighteners and smooth a couple of drops of serum like Glam Goddess De Frizz Shine Serum (PS6.49) through the ends to get rid of flyaways. Pull back the remaining two front sections one at a time, twisting around the ponytail to hide the band, and secure with pins.
The Alba Botanica Hawaiian Hair Care collection of shampoos and conditioners has been reformulated to address six specific hair concerns: dry, brittle, frizz, flyaways, dull, limp locks and everything in between.