Definition of jetliner in English:


Syllabification: jet·lin·er
Pronunciation: /ˈjetˌlīnər


A large jet aircraft carrying passengers.
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  • The Boeing Company is the largest aerospace company in the world, and the leader in manufacturing both commercial jetliners and military aircraft.
  • Stingers can shoot down aircraft, including civilian jetliners, flying at low altitudes.
  • The ideal jetliner, the ideal helicopter, the ideal fighter shapes have already been discovered, given what we know.


1940s: blend of jet1 and airliner.

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