Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woman aviator. Used especially during the first half of the twentieth century.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A female aviator.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a woman aviator

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

aviator +‎ -trix

Examples

  • The actress and the aviatrix are a match made in heaven, but surrounding the soaring performance is an earthbound biopic that's tethered to a leaden love triangle.

    STLtoday.com Top News Headlines

  • The actress and the aviatrix are a match made in heaven, but surrounding the soaring performance is an earthbound biopic that's tethered to a leaden love triangle.

    STLtoday.com Top News Headlines

  • The cast is over-the-top colorful from the salty "aviatrix" and oil-heiress Liberty da Vine to the crazed, Bolshevik-hating General Pugachev, and the action is fast-moving and cinematic, told in part through Becca's diary entries and Doug's pencil sketches.

    Shelfari:

  • The cast is over-the-top colorful from the salty "aviatrix" and oil-heiress Liberty da Vine to the crazed, Bolshevik-hating General Pugachev, and the action is fast-moving and cinematic, told in part through Becca's diary entries and Doug's pencil sketches.

    Operation Storm City: the electric conclusion to a great British kids' series

  • But 13 years later, Earhart was a celebrity "aviatrix" when she returned to speak at her alma mater.

    undefined

  • But 13 years later, Earhart was a celebrity "aviatrix" when she returned to speak at her alma mater.

    undefined

  • But 13 years later, Earhart was a celebrity "aviatrix" when she returned to speak at her alma mater.

    undefined

  • I keep wanting to use the word "aviatrix," but I need to be careful any time I take on the issue of women in aviation, as evidenced by the avalanche of hate mail I received on the heels of my "stewardess" column back in 2007.)

    Salon

  • Just another nazi-killing monster hunting aviatrix heroine.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • When she begins the road to recovery, this one-time aviatrix spends her days in group therapy with other patients who have trouble verbalizing the world around them.

    Michael Giltz: Theater: "Driving Miss Daisy" Sputters, "Wings" Doesn't Soar

Comments

New comments are temporarily disabled while we update our database.

  • 'I guess it's the director's dramatic license to put his own personal spin on the play he is directing, but this is a little over-the-top,' said Stacey Silverman, who played Nurse Brutus in Hiles' 2003 all-female version of Julius Caesar. 'I just think Portia not being an aviatrix does a tremendous disservice to the playwright.'

    - Unconventional Director Sets Shakespeare Play In Time, Place Shakespeare Intended, The Onion, 2 June 2007.

    April 4, 2009