Share this entry

Share this page

flight sergeant

Line breaks: flight ser|geant

Definition of flight sergeant in English:


A rank of non-commissioned officer in the RAF, above sergeant and below warrant officer.
Example sentences
  • Mick was a flight sergeant and the remainder were all sergeants.
  • Mr Murray, an RAF flight sergeant, said: ‘I knew the Army sometimes supported worthwhile community projects.’
  • Green, who previously lived here, served in the RAF as a flight sergeant mainly in the Western Desert campaign and spent most of the war operating his bombers from Alexandria and Cairo in Egypt.

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day colloquy
Pronunciation: ˈkɒləkwi
a conversation