"flacks" in the noun sense
1. flak catcher, flak, flack catcher, flack
a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer
2. fire, attack, flak, flack, blast
intense adverse criticism
"Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"
"the government has come under attack"
"don't give me any flak"
3. antiaircraft, antiaircraft gun, flak, flack, pom-pom, ack-ack, ack-ack gun
artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
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