Definition of Rocketeer

1. Noun. Somebody who designs, launches, operates, or travels in a rocket. ¹



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Definition of Rocketeer

1. one that fires, pilots, or rides in a rocket [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocketeer

rocket pods
rocket propellant
rocket propelled grenade
rocket propelled grenades
rocket propellent
rocket propulsion
rocket range
rocket salad
rocket science
rocket scientist
rocket scientists
rocket ship
rocket stage
rocket up
rocketed
rocketeer (current term)
rocketeers
rocketer
rocketers
rocketing
rocketless
rocketlike
rocketman
rocketpack
rocketpacks
rocketplane
rocketplanes
rocketries
rocketry
rockets

Literary usage of Rocketeer

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1. A French-English Military Technical Dictionary by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1899)
"... de cabestan, barrel of a windlass; d'emeu, axletree arm; in-«1«-!!. . Kn-ii rocketeer; tía irt-uil, capstan barrel. a ..."

2. High Adventure: A Narrative of Air Fighting in France by James Norman Hall (1918)
"I suggested that we would like to know which of us was to be number 1. "That's right. Drew, how would you like to be the first rocketeer? ..."

3. High Adventure: A Narrative of Air Fighting in France by James Norman Hall (1918)
"I suggested that we would like to know which of us was to be number I. "That's right. Drew, how would you like to be the first rocketeer? ..."

4. The Life of William Scoresby by R.E. Scoresby-Jackson, R[obert] E[dmund] Scoresby- Jackson (1861)
"A small allowance in lateral position, to compensate for action of the wind on the stick of the rocket, was made by the rocketeer according to his judgment ..."

5. The Life of William Scoresby by Robert Edmund Scoresby- Jackson (1861)
"A small allowance in lateral position, to compensate for action of the wind on the stick of the rocket, was made by the rocketeer according to his judgment ..."

6. History of the Rise of the Mahomedan Power in India: Till the Year A. D. 1612 by John Briggs (1829)
"... literally, rocketeer, because, in later times, they carried rockets on their horses, and were employed in night-attacks to harass an enemy. ..."

7. History of the Rise of the Mahomedan Power in India: Till the Year A. D. 1612 by John Briggs (1829)
"... literally, rocketeer, because, in later times, they carried rockets on their horses, and were employed in night-attacks to harass an enemy. ..."

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