Synonyms for flack

Synonyms for (noun) flack

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