Definition of parachutist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈperəˌSHo͞odəst/


A person who uses a parachute.
Example sentences
  • I didn't have a lot of time to prepare for the parachute landing and, not being a parachutist, this was new to me.
  • The parachutists landed within a two-mile radius of their downed bomber.
  • Army parachutists drop into the ocean from a C - 130 Hercules as part of Exercise Swift Eagle.

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Syllabification: par·a·chut·ist

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