air·​wom·​an | \ ˈer-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce airwoman (audio) \

Definition of airwoman

: a woman who is an aviator especially : a woman who is a military pilot

Examples of airwoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2018, The Times began investigating the Guard after receiving a tip that its leadership mishandled and later covered up an internal complaint that someone had urinated in the boots of an airwoman at the Fresno base. Shelby Grad Deputy Managing Editor, Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2021 Jones admits, referencing key scenes that see intense weather patterns threatening Wren’s mission with Glaisher, including one which forces the fearless airwoman to climb the side of the vessel to break open a frozen valve. Joey Nolfi,, 5 Dec. 2019 Five U.S. Air Force airmen and airwomen arrive in casual clothes with a visiting sergeant. National Geographic, 8 May 2017

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First Known Use of airwoman

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of airwoman was in 1910

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10 May 2021

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“Airwoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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