American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A member of an air force, especially a pilot.
- n. slang Aircraft pilot, especially of a military combat aircraft.
“if you were basketball fans, instead of women" - that's hilarious! because of course there are no women who are basketball fans! or if they are basketeball fans they have checked their womanhood at the door! nor, apparently, are there womens basketball teams. keep 'em comin 'flyboy, i still need to reach my daily quota of LOLs .....”
“He made it an issue, remember, with that "flyboy" Mission Accomplished stunt on the carrier.”
“If Chesley Sullenberger ever lands an Airbus in a McDonald's drive-thru he shouldn't be served because I don't think that kind of flyboy cockiness should be encouraged.”
“He took pride in being a "flyboy," bought a Jaguar Roadster and enjoyed the party life.”
“My editor is helping me finish a six year project, a time travel novel about a long board surfing, three-plane-owner flyboy who meets a time traveler while flying at 12,000 feet over the California Coast.”
“I'll grab Rec2 on BR (still haven't gotten Rec on BR!) when it hits. flyboy”
“The young flyboy dropped to his knees, blood gurgling from his mouth as he tried to speak.”
“Kirk may have all the right moves and be the well-muscled hottie (done with the just the right amount of bravado and testosterone by Chris Pine), but if he is the brash flyboy of the Tom Cruise genre, then Spock (played with subtle brilliance by Zachary Quinto) is the wise elder played by the likes of Paul Newman (The Color of Money) or even Dustin Hoffman (Rain Man).”
“Just how many of these infractions has the esteemed former Navy flyboy committed?”
“Out bounded the cocky, rule-breaking, daredevil flyboy, a man navigating the Highway to the Danger Zone, out along the edges where he was born to be, the further on the edge, the hotter the intensity.”
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Compounds nouns that follow the pattern "verb subject" ("x that ys" or "x who ys"). See madmouth's Killjoy et al for verb-object compounds.
*sigh* I wish I had lived in the barnstorming era. In my flying days, I loved nothing more than flipping around in the air and landing in fields or on dirt runways. (^-^)
Looking for tweets for flyboy.