birdman

noun
bird·​man | \ ˈbərd-mən How to pronounce birdman (audio) also (especially for sense 1) -ˌman \

Definition of birdman

1 : a person who deals with birds
2 : a person who flies (as in an aircraft)

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Examples of birdman in a Sentence

in the early days of aviation, birdmen would travel around the country in their biplanes, putting on flying shows
Recent Examples on the Web Ingmar Bergman’s 1975 take with a young Håkan Hagegård as birdman Papageno. Peter Dobrin, Philly.com, 16 Sep. 2017 Wingsuit flying, which relies on the use of a specialized jumpsuit often referred to as a wingsuit, squirrel suit or birdman suit, is one of the most extreme forms of BASE jumping, an acronym for leaping from a building, antenna, span or Earth. CBS News, 26 May 2017 Wingsuit flying, which relies on the use of a specialized jumpsuit often referred to as a wingsuit, squirrel suit or birdman suit, is one of the most extreme forms of BASE jumping, an acronym for leaping from a building, antenna, span or Earth. CBS News, 26 May 2017 Wingsuit flying, which relies on the use of a specialized jumpsuit often referred to as a wingsuit, squirrel suit or birdman suit, is one of the most extreme forms of BASE jumping, an acronym for leaping from a building, antenna, span or Earth. CBS News, 26 May 2017 Wingsuit flying, which relies on the use of a specialized jumpsuit often referred to as a wingsuit, squirrel suit or birdman suit, is one of the most extreme forms of BASE jumping, an acronym for leaping from a building, antenna, span or Earth. CBS News, 26 May 2017 Wingsuit flying, which relies on the use of a specialized jumpsuit often referred to as a wingsuit, squirrel suit or birdman suit, is one of the most extreme forms of BASE jumping, an acronym for leaping from a building, antenna, span or Earth. CBS News, 26 May 2017 Read more: Mogul Talk: Birdman on Schooling the New Generation, Starring in BET's 'Music Moguls' & Forthcoming Albums What were those early negotiations with the majors like? Dan Rys, Billboard, 8 May 2017 Wingsuit flying, which relies on the use of a specialized jumpsuit often referred to as a wingsuit, squirrel suit or birdman suit, is one of the most extreme forms of BASE jumping, an acronym for leaping from a building, antenna, span or Earth. Washington Post, 25 May 2017

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First Known Use of birdman

1694, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Birdman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/birdman. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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