[flˈə͡ʊn], [flˈə‍ʊn], [f_l_ˈəʊ_n]

Definitions of Flown:

  1.   p. p. of Fly; - often used with the auxiliary verb to be; as, the birds are flown.
  2.   Of FLY, v.
  3.   Flushed, inflated.
  4.   of Fly
  5.   Pa. p. of FLY.
  6.   Moved through the air; passed away.
  7.   of or relating to passage through the air especially aviation; " a flying time of three hours between cities"; " unidentified flying objects"
  8.   Past participle of the transitive and intransitive verb fly.
  9.   Of fly, which see.

Quotes for Flown:

  1. Some moments it feels longer, other moments it feels like it's flown by; you can't believe you've done it all that time... Overall, you have a strong sense for the full spectrum that you've sort of traveled. – Andre Agassi
  2. Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business. Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation; for whilst the body is confined to present company, the mind is flown to that which it delights in. – Mary Astell
  3. Now, I've never flown in space; but the folks who have say that on landing day, you know, you've just spent maybe a week and a half, sometimes two weeks in orbit and you're used to the things happening slowly in space. – Duane G. Carey
  4. If you want to go into space first time on a new vehicle that's never been flown you want to go with a pro. – Robert Crippen
  5. The angel of mercy, the child of love, together had flown to the realms above. – Fanny Crosby
  6. I would like to mention that I have flown the 262 first in May '43. At this time, the aircraft was completely secret. I first knew of the existence of this aircraft only early in '42- even in my position. This aircraft didn't have any priority in design or production. – Adolf Galland
  7. I've flown across America, I've scaled fences, I've stood under windows and gone out of my way hundreds of times. I'm a hopeless romantic. There's no hope for me. – Joel Madden
  8. I did feel like they were telling me that something like that was going to happen. Not specifically- not that planes were going to be flown into the World Trade Center or anything like that- but in the general sense. – Jon Ronson
  9. In the event of the death of a current or former President, like the recent death of President Ronald Reagan, the flag should be flown at half -staff for thirty days from the day of the death. – Michael K. Simpson
  10. It's very hard to find critics or a magazine today that will publish material that is genuinely independent and written without any concern about being cut off some distributor's list or not be invited or flown into screenings. – Wim Wenders
  11. With all the knowledge and skill acquired in thousands of flights in the last ten years, I would hardly think today of making my first flight on a strange machine in a twenty -seven mile wind, even if I knew that the machine had already been flown and was safe. – Orville Wright

Usage examples for Flown:

  1. It had so much more power than anything we had flown before and was a pleasure to fly. ” – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  2. “ No very lover- like reflections, the high- flown will cry. ” – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman
  3. We had one Black pilot in camp and one day we were at the main gate watching another group of now prisoners being brought into camp and he saw another Black pilot he had flown with. ” – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  4. “ A bird could scarcely have flown more directly to its object. ” – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  5. If it hadn't been for the head dress there's no telling where he would have flown to. ” – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  6. Geoffrey Alison was far less frequent in the house these days, not having totally forgotten yet that grip upon his throat, and she would have been very desolate when Hubert was locked in with his work if she could not have flown excitedly to hers. ” – Helena Brett's Career by Desmond Coke
  7. Meanwhile, he had flown down the sand stream and called back quite calmly. ” – A-Birding on a Bronco by Florence A. Merriam
  8. Major Greig, the chief constable, and a strong body of his men, surrounded the house, but the bird had flown – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
  9. Wither flown And how, and why, nobody says or knows. ” – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy
  10. On your account I have flown from my home. ” – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  11. The birds had flown and not a soul could tell what had become of them. ” – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford
  12. The robin, who had flown to his tree- top, was still as all the rest. ” – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. The afternoon, too, was nearly at an end, and so quickly had it flown that nobody could believe it was almost six o'clock! ” – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells
  14. Before many weeks, before many days had flown Dickens was writing in a very different spirit. ” – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  15. “ No birds sang, for they had all flown away for the winter, and there were no flowers. ” – The Little House in the Fairy Wood by Ethel Cook Eliot
  16. The strain would begin to tell after you had flown a lot of missions. ” – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  17. Besides, it'll be such a joke on good old Greenoak when he gets back, to find I've flown – Harley Greenoak's Charge by Bertram Mitford
  18. All these arrangements are being made to make absolutely sure nothing will happen to something very special that is soon to be flown to North Africa. ” – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen
  19. “ No flag but our own has ever flown above our soil. ” – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  20. And when we open the casket it has flown – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith

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