airwoman

n. (pl. -women)
1 a woman pilot or member of the crew of an aircraft, esp. in an air force.
2 a member of the WRAF below commissioned rank.

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noun
a woman aviator
Syn: ↑aviatrix, ↑aviatress
Hypernyms: ↑aviator, ↑aeronaut, ↑airman, ↑flier, ↑flyer

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/air"woom'euhn/, n., pl. airwomen.
a woman who pilots an aircraft.
[1910-15; AIR1 + -WOMAN]
Usage. See -woman.

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airˈman or airˈwoman noun
1. A person who flies
2. An aircraft pilot, technician or navigator, specif in the Royal Air Force someone below officer rank
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airˈwoman noun see ↑airman above.
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airwoman UK [ˈeə(r)ˌwʊmən] US [ˈerˌwʊmən] noun [countable] [singular airwoman plural airwomen [ˈeə(r)ˌwɪmɪn] [ˈerˌwɪmɪn]]
a woman in a country’s air force, especially one of low rank in the US or UK air force
Thesaurus: miscellaneous soldiershyponym

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