fly light

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fly light

To skip or miss a meal. I'll just have some tea—I'm flying light today.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fly light

in. to skip a meal or eating. Nothing for me, thanks. I’m flying light today.
See also: fly, light
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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