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a·vi·a·tor

 (ā′vē-ā′tər, ăv′ē-)
n.
One who operates an aircraft; a pilot.

[French aviateur, from aviation, aviation; see aviation.]

aviator

(ˈeɪvɪˌeɪtə)
n
(Aeronautics) old-fashioned the pilot of an aeroplane or airship; flyer
ˈaviˌatrix, ˈaviˌatress, ˈaviˌatrice fem n

a•vi•a•tor

(ˈeɪ viˌeɪ tər, ˈæv i-)

n.
a pilot of an airplane or other heavier-than-air aircraft.
[1885–90; < French aviateur (1863); see aviation, -eur]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aviator - someone who operates an aircraftaviator - someone who operates an aircraft  
airwoman, aviatress, aviatrix - a woman aviator
airplane pilot, pilot - someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills

aviator

noun pilot, flyer, airman, airwoman, aeronaut He was a pioneer aviator - the first to fly across the Channel.
Translations

aviator

[ˈeɪvɪeɪtəʳ] Naviador(a) m/f

aviator

[ˈeɪvieɪtər] naviateur/trice m/f

aviator

nFlieger(in) m(f)

aviator

[ˈeɪvɪeɪtəʳ] naviatore m
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