bizjet

noun
biz·​jet | \ ˈbiz-ˌjet How to pronounce bizjet (audio) \

Definition of bizjet

: a small jet airplane of the kind used for the transportation of business executives a corporate bizjet

Examples of bizjet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another firm, Skyworks Global, has a rotodyne-type design called Vertijet, a combination bizjet/gyrodyne aimed at the UAM and military markets. Eric Tegler, Ars Technica, "The Fairey Rotodyne, the vertical takeoff and landing airliner time forgot," 16 Feb. 2020 There are some sweet scorers now eligible for play, including bizjet, and some magical vowel dumps, such as arancini, those Italian balls of cooked rice. Leanne Italie, Fox News, "Scrabble dictionary adds 'OK,' 'ew' to official play along with hundreds of other new words," 24 Sep. 2018 There are some sweet scorers now eligible for play, including bizjet, and some magical vowel dumps, such as arancini, those Italian balls of cooked rice. Leanne Itali, The Seattle Times, "Yowza! Scrabble dictionary update adds ‘OK,’ ‘ew’ to official play," 24 Sep. 2018 McCall's Motorworks Revival Our Car Week kicked off on Wednesday afternoon at the Monterey Jet Center, one of those private airports for the bizjet-flying plutocrat class. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "Monterey Car Week is like Comic Con and the Oscars but with wheels," 24 Aug. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'bizjet.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of bizjet

1977, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bizjet

biz- (shortened and altered from business) + jet entry 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bizjet

Time Traveler for bizjet

Time Traveler

The first known use of bizjet was in 1977

See more words from the same year

Statistics for bizjet

Cite this Entry

“Bizjet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bizjet. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

Comments on bizjet

What made you want to look up bizjet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!