mis·​sile·​man ˈmi-səl-mən How to pronounce missileman (audio)
: one engaged in designing, building, or operating guided missiles

Examples of missileman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chris Sembroski, 42, a data engineer and former Air Force missileman from Everett, Washington, entered an open lottery by donating to St. Jude. Marcia Dunn, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Sep. 2021 The new passengers: Sian Proctor, a community college educator in Tempe, Arizona, and Chris Sembroski, a former Air Force missileman from Everett, Washington. Marcia Dunn, orlandosentinel.com, 30 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of missileman was in 1951

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“Missileman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/missileman. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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