jetliner

noun jet·lin·er \ ˈjet-ˌlī-nər \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of jetliner

: a jet-propelled airliner

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First Known Use of jetliner

1949


JETLINER Defined for English Language Learners

jetliner

noun

Definition of jetliner for English Language Learners

  • : a large jet airplane used for carrying passengers


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