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Definition of "aviator" []

  • One who operates an aircraft; a pilot. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aviator" in a sentence
  • "The term aviator (as opposed to "pilot" or other terms) was used more in the early days of aviation, before anyone had ever seen an airplane fly, and it had connotations of bravery and adventure."
  • "In one corner, we have Gary Williams, in aviator shades and flight suit, entering to the theme from Top Gun."
  • "All Replies from speedycj wrote 1 year 1 week ago that was an instructional welcome to fly fishing video from some dude in aviator glasses ... good beginner video tho!"