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air hostess Line breaks: air host|ess

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of air hostess in English:


A woman employed to look after the passengers on an aircraft.
Example sentences
  • An air hostess who dragged passengers to safety from a blazing aircraft is to return to Manchester to raise money for cancer sufferers.
  • Remember what always happens in those aircraft movies: the air hostess lands the plane safely.
  • ‘We were invited on to the flight deck after I had got chatting with the air hostess about my work at British Aerospace,’ said David.
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