Aviator meaning

āvē-ātər, ăvē-
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An aircraft pilot. The use of the word may imply claims of superior airmanship, as in navy aviator vs. air force pilot.
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One who operates an aircraft; a pilot.
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An airplane pilot; flyer.
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Origin of aviator

  • French aviateur from aviation aviation aviation

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French aviateur

    From Wiktionary