flight attendant

noun

: a person who attends passengers on an airplane

Examples of flight attendant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Delta confirmed that there were 76 passengers and four crew members, including two pilots and two flight attendants, on board Flight 5421, which was headed to New York City. Emily Mae Czachor, CBS News, 10 July 2024 The former flight attendant took it upon herself to reinvigorate her athlete spouse’s career — and the family’s finances — by marketing her partner through motivational speaking gigs and a series of workout videos. Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times, 7 July 2024 Robinhood is scheming its next crypto play ❌ American Airlines flight attendants failed to reach a union deal 🚜 John Deere is laying off hundreds because farmers aren’t buying equipment Surprising discoveries Greece is introducing six-day work weeks. Laura Bratton, Quartz, 3 July 2024 Meanwhile, flight attendants at American and United are still seeking new deals. Nicole Goodkind, CNN, 24 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for flight attendant 

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Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flight attendant was in 1947

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“Flight attendant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flight%20attendant. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

flight attendant

noun
: a person who provides service to passengers on an airplane

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