Definition of flysheet in US English:



  • 1A tract or circular of two or four pages.

    • ‘The list of other books on the flysheet suggests that the author has got into a groove, but the record is stuck.’
    • ‘As a kid I drew on any blank piece of paper I could find, from flysheets of books to the back of grocery flyers.’
  • 2British A fabric cover pitched outside and over a tent to give extra protection against bad weather.

    See fly (sense 1 of the noun)
    • ‘He unzipped a corner of the flysheet and looked inside.’
    • ‘Tents with flysheets of various designs and colours dotted the encampment like wildflowers on a rolling hill.’