aviator

noun avi·a·tor \ ˈā-vē-ˌā-tər , ˈa- \
Updated on: 14 Feb 2018

Definition of aviator

: the operator or pilot of an aircraft and especially an airplane

Examples of aviator in a Sentence

  1. the solo flight from New York to Paris by the aviator Charles Lindbergh captured the imagination of people around the world

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First Known Use of aviator

1868

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aviator

noun avi·a·tor \ ˈā-vē-ˌā-tər \

Definition of aviator for Students

: the pilot of an aircraft


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