Definition of airdrop
: delivery of cargo, emergency supplies, or personnel by parachute from an airplane in flight
air–droppableplay \-ˌdrä-pə-bəl\ adjective
Examples of airdrop in a Sentence
The group organized an airdrop of food for the refugees.
Recent Examples of airdrop from the Web
The Caribou’s dramatic airdrops should be a regular sight in the war’s waning years.
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Definition of airdrop for English Language Learners
: the act or action of delivering supplies by parachute from an airplane during an emergency when other methods are not possible
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