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aviator Syllabification: a·vi·a·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈāvēˌādər/

Definition of aviator in English:


1chiefly dated A pilot.
Example sentences
  • 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 (aviators) A pair of aviator glasses: I wear aviators, but it’s purely because they are practical sunglasses as opposed to being fashion accessories
More example sentences
  • The most stylish sunglasses this season are military chic aviators, but wrap-arounds and 50s style shades are cool too.
  • Get in the shade with the best shields, wraparounds, aviators, and rimless frames, and all eyes will be on you.
  • For something more subtle and different from the classic plastic frames, there are these Toreadior aviators with swarovski crystals on the side.

Words that rhyme with aviator

gamester • tailgater
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