Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The United States Air Force.
  • proper n. Sports teams representing the United States Air Force Academy.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Boeing spokesman William Barksdale said the firm "intends to submit a fully responsive, transparent and competitive proposal that meets the terms the Air Force has announced."

    Northrop Quits Tanker Bid

  • He'll be here until Tuesday and the next time he gets aboard an aircraft it will be that huge 747 that we know as Air Force One, but it won't be called Air Force One because he no longer will be president of the United States.

    CNN Transcript Jan 18, 2009

  • It's an Air Force base that is the home of course of the fleet of planes that we call Air Force One, Air Force Two.

    CNN Transcript Jun 9, 2004

  • Any plane the president is on gets the designation Air Force One if it is an Air Force plane, Marine One a helicopter, Army One if it is an Army aircraft.

    CNN Transcript Jun 11, 2004

  • These are very critical toward coordinating this air package, which is the term the Air Force uses, right?

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2003

  • And, in an unprecedented move, Mr. Cheney is traveling overseas in the plane that is usually called Air Force One.

    CNN Transcript Mar 10, 2002

  • It has flown more than one million miles, we are told, under the designation Air Force One.

    CNN Transcript Aug 29, 2001

  • I called Air Force One and commented on the absurd Tass statement and said that we should get our response out quickly so that it would be on the evening news.

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • So I called the Air Force to see if they were busy.

    Michael Yon - Online Magazine

  • If you call the Air Force, they will say, "We're no longer entrusted with this." Top headlines


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.