Definition of Air marshal

1. Noun. A person trained by the government in hijacking and terrorist tactics who (for security reasons) is a passenger aboard an airline flight.

Exact synonyms: Sky Marshal
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Marshal, Marshall

Definition of Air marshal

1. Noun. (British) the second most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force, ranking above Air Vice Marshal and below Air Chief Marshal ¹

2. Noun. (US law enforcement) An armed, undercover guard on a commercial-airline flight. ¹

3. Noun. (military) A military rank used by air forces, mostly in Commonwealth countries. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Air Marshal

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air lane
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air letter
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air level
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air lock
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air marshal (current term)
air mattress
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air piracy
air pirate
air pirates

Literary usage of Air marshal

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1. Aerial Interdiction: Air Power and the Land Battle in Three American Wars by Mark (1995)
"air marshal Sir Arthur W. Tedder, Air Officer Commanding in Chief, Middle East, and air marshal Sir Arthur Coningham, commander of the Desert Air Force, ..."

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