pilot officer


Definition of pilot officer

: a commissioned officer in the British air force who ranks with a second lieutenant in the army

Examples of pilot officer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Doyle’s husband was a U.S. Navy pilot officer who was on deployment at the time of the killing, the news release added. Fox News, 25 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of pilot officer

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Pilot officer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pilot%20officer. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of pilot officer

: an officer of low rank in the British Air Force


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