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

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First Known Use of airwoman

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Airwoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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