Definition of Parachutist

1. Noun. A person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute.

Exact synonyms: Parachute Jumper, Parachuter
Generic synonyms: Jumper
Specialized synonyms: Skydiver
Derivative terms: Parachute, Parachute, Parachute

Definition of Parachutist

1. Noun. someone who jumps from an aircraft using a parachute, especially as a sport ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parachutist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parachutist

parachurches
parachute
parachute deformity
parachute flare
parachute flares
parachute jumper
parachute mitral valve
parachute reflex
parachuted
parachutelike
parachuter
parachuters
parachutes
parachutic
parachuting
parachutist (current term)
parachutists
parachymosin
paracinesia
paracingulate cortex
paraclade
paraclete
paracletes
paraclone
paraclones
paraclose
paracloses
paracmasis
paracmastic
paracme

Literary usage of Parachutist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. My Life and Balloon Experiences by Henry Tracey Coxwell (1889)
"PROFESSOR BALDWIN THE parachutist. Not three miles from Tottenham, where Le Tour died, Professor Baldwin, the most expert and successful aspirant in this ..."

2. Under Orders: War Crimes in Kosovo by Fred Abrahams (2001)
"On October 15, 1999, President Milosevic awarded the 63rd parachutist Brigade ... In addition, a colonel from the 63rd parachutist Brigade, Goran Ostojic, ..."

3. In the Side Shows by William Wedgwood Benn Stansgate (1919)
"True, moonlight made it easier for the aviators, but we had to distribute the risk fairly and not allow dangers to be heaped on the parachutist, ..."

4. The Boys' Book of Airships by Harry Delacombe (1909)
"part of the parachutist, there is little or no danger in the proceeding, ... Fraulein Kathe Paulus is another noted parachutist, who has used for many of ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"is practically converted, for purposes of descent, into a tiny parachute, the minor tabular crystal assuming the role of parachutist; and in this order the ..."

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