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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Probably from FLY1

fly

4 adjective
     
fly4
1 informal very fashionable and attractive:
Wear something really fly for your Friday date.
2 British English old-fashioned clever and not easily tricked:
He's a bit of a fly character.

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