What is another word for aeronaut?

Pronunciation: [ˈe͡əɹə͡ʊnˌɔːt] (IPA)

Aeronaut refers to someone who is skilled in the operation of aircraft, balloons or other flying objects. Some common synonyms for aeronaut include aviator, pilot, airman, flyer, navigator, skydiver or glider. An aviator is someone who flies an airplane, helicopter or jet while a pilot refers to someone who's skilled in the operation of any flying objects, including balloons and airships. An airman, on the other hand, is a member of an air force or aviation service. Flyers are people who engage in flying as a sport or hobby, while navigators are responsible for charting the course and ensuring the safe navigation of an aircraft. Skydivers are thrill-seekers who jump out of planes, and gliders are those who fly without engines.

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What are the hypernyms for Aeronaut?

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What are the hyponyms for Aeronaut?

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Usage examples for Aeronaut

She had a genius for making friends also, and after an excellent champagne lunch, and a cup of tea captured for her by a pleasant-faced man whom she afterwards discovered to be the Earl of Roxley, she motored back to the railway station with a well-known aeronaut, who promised to take her for a "fly" some day.
"Winding Paths"
Gertrude Page
"Not at all," airily: "a well-known aeronaut, who has recently beaten the distance-record, and is looking remarkably well in spite of his advanced years, was among the distinguished guests!"
"Winding Paths"
Gertrude Page
A tremulous sigh escaped those bearded lips, and their owner drew closer to the wiry little aeronaut, plainly drawing great comfort from that mere contact.
"The Lost City"
Joseph E. Badger, Jr.

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