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Definition of the noun airman

What does airman mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: airmen

  1. someone who operates an aircraft

Alternative definition of the noun airman


  1. A pilot of an aircraft
  2. A member of an air force
  3. A rank in the U.S. Air Force above Airman Basic and below Airman First Class.


  1. Airman is a fictional, comic-book superhero first published by Centaur Publications during the late 1930s to 1940s period fans and historians call the Golden Age of Comic Books. He first appeared in Keen Detective Funnies #23, in a story by artist Harry Sahle and an unconfirmed writer, generally credited as George Kapitan.
  2. Airman is a fictional character from the 1979 film The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid.
  3. Airman is a fictional character from the 2002 film Quicksand.
  4. Airman is a fictional character from the 1955 film Strategic Air Command.
  5. Airman is a fictional character from the 1983 film WarGames.


"Airman", by Eoin Colfer, is a best-selling historical adventure novel set in the 19th century. It was released in the UK, Ireland and USA in January 2008. The novel was shortlisted for the 2009 Carnegie Medal.

  • language: English Language
  • genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical fiction, Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 2008-01-02
  • released on (8 years ago)
  • award: - Carnegie Medal nomination for Eoin Colfer


  1. Airman a.k.a. Pilot: An aircraft pilot or aviator is a person who actively and directly operates the directional flight controls of an aircraft while it is in flight. While other members of a flight crew such as flight engineer, navigator, or any other person involved in the direct flight operations of an aircraft, are also considered "aviators", they are not pilots and do not command a flight or aircraft. Aircrew who are not involved in operating the aircraft's flight systems as well as ground crew are not generally classified as aviators.
    • also known as Aviator
  2. Airman: An airman is a member of the air component of a nation's armed service. In the United States Air Force, it can also refer to a specific enlisted rank.
    • also known as Flugzeugführer

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Airman

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Google previewCareer Progression Guide For Airmen: The Basics (2013)

March in Step and Close Ranks with Proven Strategies of Success for Building Your Leadership Skills and Earning Your Next Stripe by MARK C. OVERTON

Use the following tips for media engagements or contact your PA office for further guidance: Every Airman is a spokesperson for the air force. Every Airman is an operator in the information environment. Be truthful—don't ever lie! Saying ...

Google previewEarly Auden, Later Auden (2017)

A Critical Biography by Edward Mendelson

” “The Airman is the agent of this central awareness.” But who is the ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

airman /'esman/ noun: airmen An airman is a member of the air force below officer rank. airplane /'eoplein/ noun (AmE): airplanes An airplane is an aeroplane. airport / eapoit/ noun: airports An airport is a place where aircraft ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

Table 1 Summary of some of the requirements for medical certification for an airman certificate – US standardsa Organ/system Standards Eye Distance visual acuity of 20/20, corrected or uncorrected Near vision of 20/40 or better, or Snellen ...

Google previewDictionary of Aviation (1911)

by Robert Morris Pierce

airman ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

airman A pilot, mechanic...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Pyongyang (2013)

by Justin Corfield

airman]. Located. within. the Taesongsan Pleasure Ground, in the northeast of the city, this zoo was established in April 1959 and covers 270 hectares. It has a wide range of animals, many of which have been donated by visiting leaders, ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

for general patronage A1c Airman, first class A/1C Airman First Class A-1 Skyraider Douglas single-engine attack aircraft (formerly AD) A-2 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Relationships (2009)

by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher

Airman to Airman, a program for men and women in the Air Force (see for details about these programs) There is also an Internet version of Classic PREP for ...

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One of the things that makes our military the best in the world is the certain knowledge of each soldier, sailor, airman, and Marine that they can always count on their comrades should they need help - that they will never be abandoned. (Jon Kyl)
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Scrabble value of A1I1R1M3A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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