from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A member of an air force, especially a pilot.

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  • n. Aircraft pilot, especially of a military combat aircraft.


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  • "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 .....

    This Latina is still a feminist

  • He made it an issue, remember, with that "flyboy" Mission Accomplished stunt on the carrier.

    Bye-Bye Bounce for Bush

  • 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.

    Daily Kos

  • He took pride in being a "flyboy," bought a Jaguar Roadster and enjoyed the party life. Headlines

  • 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.

    Writing Workshop: What are YOU writing? | Write to Done

  • I'll grab Rec2 on BR (still haven't gotten Rec on BR!) when it hits. flyboy

    Red-Band Horror: Bloody Trailers for Survival of the Dead and [REC] 2 | /Film

  • The young flyboy dropped to his knees, blood gurgling from his mouth as he tried to speak.

    Mercy Kill

  • 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).

    To Boldly Go...

  • Just how many of these infractions has the esteemed former Navy flyboy committed?

    Gary Cohan: Conduct Unbecoming: John McCain's Dishonorable Endgame

  • 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.

    Greg Mitchell: At 7th Anniversary of 'Photo Op': Mission Still NOT Accomplished


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