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victory roll Syllabification: vic·to·ry roll

Definition of victory roll in English:


A roll performed by an aircraft as a sign of triumph, typically after a successful mission.
Example sentences
  • ‘I did a victory roll at the top,’ the 62-year-old Melvill joked from atop the spaceship after it glided safely to a landing.
  • A replica of the first Bulgarian aircraft, the DAR - 1, from 1926, did a victory roll.
  • Instead, he came in on the deck and pulled up in the frequently done victory roll over the runway, with anti-aircraft fire following him.
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