air commodore


: a commissioned officer in the British air force who ranks with a brigadier in the army

Examples of air commodore in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web William is also the honorary air commodore of the RAF Coningsby, while Kate is the honorary air commodore of the Air Cadets. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 14 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of air commodore was in 1919

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“Air commodore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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