1. [ noun ] (zoology) any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing
Synonyms: true_flycatcher Old_World_flycatcher
Related terms: oscine thickhead spotted_flycatcher Muscicapidae
2. [ noun ] (zoology) large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
Synonyms: tyrant_flycatcher tyrant_bird New_World_flycatcher
Related terms: tyrannid pewee scissortail phoebe vermillion_flycatcher cotinga kingbird Tyrannidae
Similar spelling:   flak_catcher