flight attendant

noun
|Updated on: 16 Jul 2018

Definition of flight attendant

: a person who attends passengers on an airplane

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First Known Use of flight attendant

1947

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FLIGHT ATTENDANT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of flight attendant for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to help passengers who are traveling in an airplane



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