Definition of Rocketer

1. n. A bird, especially a pheasant, which, being flushed, rises straight in the air like a rocket.



Definition of Rocketer

1. Noun. (context: hunting) A bird, especially a pheasant, which, being flushed, rises straight in the air like a rocket. ¹

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Definition of Rocketer

1. one that designs or launches rockets [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocketer

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
rocketeers
rocketer (current term)
rocketers
rocketing
rocketless
rocketlike
rocketman
rocketpack
rocketpacks
rocketplane
rocketplanes
rocketries
rocketry
rockets
rocketship
rocketships

Literary usage of Rocketer

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1. The Complete Shot by George Teasdale Teasdale-Buckell (1907)
"The author has seen sportsmen professing the faith of the rocketer, already mentioned, supremely happy when standing 50 yards outside a covert and slaying ..."

2. The Complete English Wing Shot by George Teasdale Teasdale-Buckell (1907)
"The author has seen sportsmen professing the faith of the rocketer, already mentioned, supremely happy when standing 50 yards outside a covert and slaying ..."

3. Shooting by Thomas de Grey Walsingham, Ralph Payne-Gallwey (1886)
"These are feats which no one ever saw the ' rocketer' perform. But on another occasion my risibility was likewise gladdened to its inmost core by a fierce ..."

4. Shooting by Thomas de Grey Walsingham, Ralph Payne-Gallwey (1887)
"These are feats which no one ever saw the 'rocketer' perform. ... But alone—manly or unmanly—he may as well try for the lost tribe as the ' rocketer,' which ..."

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