Definition of Aviator

1. Noun. Someone who operates an aircraft.




Definition of Aviator

1. n. An experimenter in aviation.

2. n. The driver or pilot of an aëroplane, or heavier-than-air flying machine.

Definition of Aviator

1. Noun. An aircraft pilot. The use of the word may imply claims of superior airmanship, as in ''navy aviator'' vs. ''air force pilot''. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) An experimenter in aviation. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A flying machine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aviator

1. one that aviates [n -S] - See also: aviates

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aviator

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aviarist
aviarists
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aviate
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aviates
aviatic
aviating
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aviation cruiser
aviation cruisers
aviation medicine
aviation otitis
aviations
aviator (current term)
aviator's disease
aviator's ear
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aviatrices
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aviatrixes
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Literary usage of Aviator

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1. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1912)
"June 12, '11 Nieuport 108 67.11 aviator and Two Passengers. ... 625.2 388.48 241.79 150.241 110 68.351 50 31.068 25.74 15.994 aviator Alone. Machine. ..."

2. Textbook of Naval Aeronautics by Henry Woodhouse (1917)
"The complete aeronautic commissioned personnel in September, 1915, was as follows: Lieutenant Commander HC Mustin, USN, Naval aviator and Commandant of the ..."

3. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"An aviator on Earth WE had just crossed the field, on half a round of golf, and Mr. Curtiss was donning his hip rubber boots in order to embark in the ..."

4. Collected Poems by Alfred Noyes (1920)
"IN MEMORY OP A BRITISH aviator ON those young brows that knew no fear We lay the Roman athlete's crown, The laurel of the charioteer, The imperial garland ..."

5. True Stories of the Great War: Tales of Adventure--heroic Deeds--exploits by Francis Trevelyan Miller (1917)
"AN aviator'S STORY OF BOMBARDING THE ENEMY Told by a French aviator This is ... It is a French aviator's plain tale of experience from Illustration, Paris. ..."

6. With the Victorious Bulgarians by Hermenegild Wagner (1913)
"CHAPTER XVI AN aviator OVER ADRIANOPLE IN view of the contradictory reports respecting what has been done by aviators in the Balkan War, the following ..."

7. True Stories of the Great War: Tales of Adventure--heroic Deeds--exploits by Francis Trevelyan Miller (1917)
"AN aviator'S STORY OF BOMBARDING THE ENEMY Told by a French aviator This is ... It is a French aviator's plain tale of experience from Illustration, Paris. ..."

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