flight attendant


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flight attendant

n.
A person who assists passengers in an aircraft.

flight attendant

n
(Professions) a person who attends to the needs of passengers on a commercial flight

flight′ attend`ant


n.
an airline employee who serves meals and attends to passengers' comfort and safety during a flight.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flight attendant - an attendant on an airplaneflight attendant - an attendant on an airplane    
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
air hostess, stewardess, hostess - a woman steward on an airplane
Translations
letuškastevard
stewardstewardesse
lentoemäntä
stjuardstjuardesa
スチュワーデス客室乗務員
비행기 승무원비행기 여승무원
stevardstevardesa
flygvärdinna
เจ้าหน้าที่ต้อนรับบนเครื่องบินพนักงานหญิงบริการบนเครื่องบิน
nữ tiếp viên hàng khôngtiếp viên hàng không

flight attendant

n (Am) → steward m, hostess f inv

flight attendant

مُضِيفُ الطَائِرَة, مُضيفَة جوّية letuška, stevard steward, stewardesse Flugbegleiter, Stewardess αεροσυνοδός auxiliar de vuelo, azafata, sobrecargo lentoemäntä hôtesse de l’air, steward stjuard, stjuardesa assistente di volo, hostess スチュワーデス, 客室乗務員 비행기 승무원, 비행기 여승무원 steward, stewardess flyvert, flyvertinne steward, stewardesa assistente de bordo, comissária de bordo, comissário de bordo бортпроводник, стюардесса flygvärdinna เจ้าหน้าที่ต้อนรับบนเครื่องบิน, พนักงานหญิงบริการบนเครื่องบิน hostes, uçuş hostesi nữ tiếp viên hàng không, tiếp viên hàng không 空姐, 航空乘务员
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