air boss

noun

: air officer
Psychologist Roberts is standing seven stories above the flight deck, in the ship's control tower, home of the air boss.James W. Ruprecht, Windward Leadership, 2009

Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of air boss was in 1956

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“Air boss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20boss. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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