Definition of aviator
: the operator or pilot of an aircraft and especially an airplane
Examples of aviator in a Sentence
the solo flight from New York to Paris by the aviator Charles Lindbergh captured the imagination of people around the world
Recent Examples of aviator from the Web
Davis, 1910-1964, lived in Lakewood and was an American aviator and air racer.
But Morris doesn’t want the Canadian aviators forgotten.
Miu Miu aviators from the label's spring 2017 runway completed Fanning’s run-around-town look on May 18.
Features céilí bands, schoolboys in short pants and American airmen in aviator glasses amid young and less young love.
The aviator’s sister Sharon and brother David also embraced.
The look can be dialed up, à la Nicki Minaj, or toned down with plastic aviator hybrid options.
Add an understated gold watch and don't forget the aviators.
The former naval aviator has noted that the Zumwalts, intended to fight in coastal waters and pound ground targets with 155mm guns, have very different roles than existing destroyers – and certainly have un-destroyer-like price tags.
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Definition of aviator for Students
: the pilot of an aircraft
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