parachutist

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noun para·chut·ist \ˈper-ə-ˌshü-tist, ˈpa-rə-\

Definition of parachutist

  1. :  one that parachutes: such asa :  paratrooperb :  a person who parachutes as a sport

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1888

First Known Use of parachutist

1888


PARACHUTIST Defined for English Language Learners

parachutist

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Definition of parachutist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who jumps from an aircraft and uses a parachute to land



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