Meaning of “flack” in the English Dictionary

"flack" in British English

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flacknoun

uk /flæk/ us /flæk/

[ U ] →  flak

[ C ] US informal a person chosen by a group or organization that is in a difficult situation to speak officially for them to the public and answer questions and criticisms

(Definition of “flack” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flack" in American English

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flacknoun [ U ]

us /flæk/

flak

(Definition of “flack” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"flack" in Business English

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flacknoun

uk /flæk/ us

[ C ] US informal also flak a person who is responsible for representing an organization when talking to or writing for newspapers, television, etc. and for giving positive information about the organization:

They hired a PR flack to protect their public image.

[ U ] →  flak

(Definition of “flack” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)