Definition of “airman” - English Dictionary

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“airman” in British English

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airmannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈeə.mən/ us /ˈer-/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us

Examples from literature

  • The welcome absence of wind gave our airmen a chance of which they took full advantage by gathering much information. 
  • The work of the British airmen during the battle was one of the brightest pages. 
  • There seems to be no end to the dangers which beset submarine-sailors and airmen. 
  • This initial volume tells how the hero ran away from his miserly guardian, fell in with a successful airman, and became a young aviator of note. 
  • When the airman took another leap towards earth, her heart stopped beating altogether. 

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