from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. balloonist
  • n. A type of sail

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who goes up in a balloon; an aëronaut.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A balloonist; an aëronaut.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • •Rousseau captures Ben Linus, who claims to be hot-air ballooner Henry Gale, and turns him over to Sayid.

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  • Was that you pedalling around in your birthday suit on the old Schwinn ballooner decorated with crepe paper and glued-on Disney charactors?

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  • I feel privileged to follow in the footsteps of pioneering ballooner Lunardi and hope that I rise to the challenge of helping the sport of ballooning to ‘take-off’, and enable more people to experience the magic of lighter than air aviation, comments Phil.

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  • November 3rd, 2005 at 3: 19 am game says: ballooner Jesuitized!

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  • With what an ease and majesty she comes along, scarcely dipping to the slight summer waves, while they on board notice that she has put out her long spinnaker boom, ready to hoist a great ballooner as soon as she is round the lightship and running home before the wind.

    Macleod of Dare

  • Some of the balloons, after being pelted at a fellow water ballooner, even flopped around on the grass, needing a second toss!

    Berks county news

  • Unfortunately for Cooper, two brightly rounded nylon tips could be seen bobbing above the morning fog from the highway and she found herself waiting in line with another first-time ballooner, Tri City's Sharon Lozano.

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  • debt recovery tribunal ballooner quibble artfulness naked trusts?

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  • ` ballooner 'for running off the wind in light weather -- a whacking big un, with a ` jack' as long as the bowsprit, and a yard as long as the lower-mast.

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  • I'll look like an observation ballooner, or whatever you call 'em. "

    Tom Slade with the Boys Over There


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