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Synonyms for flak

Synonyms for (noun) flak

Synonyms: antiaircraft, antiaircraft gun, ack-ack, ack-ack gun, flack, flak, pom-pom Definition: artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes

Similar words: gun Definition: a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)

Synonyms: fire, flack, flak, attack, blast Definition: intense adverse criticism Usage: Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party; the government has come under attack; don't give me any flak

Similar words: criticism, unfavorable judgment Definition: disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings Usage: the senator received severe criticism from his opponent

Synonyms: flack, flack catcher, flak, flak catcher Definition: a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer

Similar words: spokesperson, interpreter, representative, voice Definition: an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose Usage: the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government