Definition of aviator in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈeɪvɪeɪtə


1chiefly dated A pilot.
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  • The Air Force currently suffers from a critical shortage of aviators for manned aircraft.
  • Nevertheless, the first Cirus Design entry continues to make friends among new pilots and old aviators alike.
  • The first enlisted aviators were trained by pilots who learned from the Wright brothers.
2 [as modifier] ( trademark in the UK) Denoting a style of sunglasses having a thin wire frame and large lenses: he has a short grey beard and wears a flannel shirt, jeans, and aviator glasses
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  • Anthony is wearing aviator sunglasses, a sweat band around his arm, and a hooded tank top vest.
  • Aviator shades are still flying high on the fashion scale, so find a pair that suits you best.
  • The other one was Jeffrey, a short pudgy guy with wire framed aviator glasses, bushy eyebrows and a penchant for wearing flip flops even when it was cold out.
2.1 (aviators) A pair of aviator sunglasses: I wear aviators, but it’s purely because they are practical sunglasses as opposed to being fashion accessories
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  • However, the optimist in me says there's nothing that can happen that can't be remedied with a large hat and cover-all-sins Aviators.
  • Give me a man in a suit and aviators over a shirtless male model with bulging biceps any day!
  • Men's styles are trending toward Top Gun -esque aviators and sporty wraparound frames.

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