sky pilot

a chaplain in one of the military services
Syn: ↑military chaplain, ↑padre, ↑Holy Joe
Hypernyms: ↑chaplain

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Sky Pilot — can refer to: * Sky Pilot , a 1968 song by Eric Burdon and The Animals utilizes a sky pilot figure who is interpreted as a military chaplain. *A nickname for a missionary::* The Sky Pilot , a novel by Ralph Connor. *A common name for the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sky pilot — (A[ e]ronautics) A person licensed as a pilot. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sky-pilot — see sky n.1 9 …   Useful english dictionary

  • sky pilot — n. Slang a member of the clergy; esp., CHAPLAIN (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • sky-pilot — n. a chaplain. □ The sky pilot says we can park in the church’s lot, if we don’t mess anything up or make too much noise. □ The sky pilot’s a good guy …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • sky pilot — noun A clergyman, especially a military chaplain or padre. Jack, I swear, Im no sky pilot, but a creep pad turns into a confession booth as soon as I squat in it – the chicks really run their mouths some spieling their life histories in my face.… …   Wiktionary

  • sky-pilot —    A playful American slang term for a clergyman, or specifically, a chaplain. It occurs as a vocative, addressed to an American ‘reverend gentleman’, in Sandra, by Pearl Bell, a romantic novel published in the 1920s. A man calls another ‘earnest …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • sky pilot — sky′ pi lot n. sts sl. a member of the clergy, esp. an army chaplain …   From formal English to slang

  • sky pilot — noun Date: 1883 clergyman; specifically chaplain …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sky pilot — Slang. a member of the clergy, esp. a chaplain of the armed forces. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • sky pilot — n a priest, particularly a naval or military chaplain. The phrase dates from the later 19th century …   Contemporary slang

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