Flack meaning

flăk
Flack is defined as to promote something or someone.

An example of flack is to hand out fliers for a club.

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The definition of a flack is a publicity agent.

An example of a flack is a person who makes sure a celebrity stays in the public eye.

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A press agent; a publicist.
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To act as a press agent.

Flacking for a movie studio.

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To act as a press agent for; promote.

Authors who tour the country flacking their books.

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To serve as a press agent.
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See FLAC.
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(intransitive, UK dialectal) To hang loosely; flag.
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(UK dialectal) To beat by flapping.
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A publicist, a publicity agent.
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Alternative spelling of flak.
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Origin of flack

  • Perhaps after Gene Flack a movie press agent in the 1920s and 1930s
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English flacken (“to palpitate, flutter”), akin to Middle Dutch vlacken (“to flicker, flash, sparkle”), Danish flakke (“to wander”), Swedish flacka (“to rove, rove about, ramble”), Icelandic flakka (“to move”). Compare also Icelandic flaka (“to flap, hang loose”), Swedish flaxa (“to flap, flutter”).
    From Wiktionary
  • Variant of flak.
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  • Unknown
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