Meaning of “airliner” in the English Dictionary

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"airliner" in British English

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airlinernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈeəˌlaɪ.nər/ us /ˈerˌlaɪ.nɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Certainly, the pilot wouldn't be circling around Georgia and Alabama for an hour, buzzing airliners. 
  • The airliner landed and taxied in to unload. 
  • Three days later, a Chicago and Southern airliner crew saw a fast-flying disk near Stuttgart, Arkansas. 
  • You'll get the contract to design the new airliners. 

(Definition of “airliner” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"airliner" in American English

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airlinernoun [ C ]

us /ˈerˌlɑɪ·nər, ˈær-/

(Definition of “airliner” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"airliner" in Business English

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airlinernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈeəlaɪnər/ us

TRANSPORT a large plane for carrying passengers:

a commercial/commuter airliner

(Definition of “airliner” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)