What does aviator mean?

aviator meaning in General Dictionary

An experimenter in aviation

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  • someone who works an aircraft
  • An experimenter in aviation.
  • A flying machine.

aviator meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"aircraft pilot," 1887, from French aviateur, from Latin avis (see aviary) + -ateur. Also made use of c.1891 in a way of "aircraft." Feminine kind aviatrix is from 1927; earlier in the day aviatrice (1910), aviatress (1911).


aviator - German to English

The Aviator [Martin Scorsese]


aviator meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) An experimenter in aviation.

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  • (n.) A flying machine.

Sentence Examples with the word aviator

This aviator also proved the possibility of flying at considerable altitudes by attaining on December 1st a height of over 1500 ft., but this record was far surpassed in the following January by L.

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