Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!
Sorry, no definitions found.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
reesetee commented on the word modoc
Yes. I looked for a connection between the two meanings, but didn't come up with anything. :-)
November 6, 2007
trivet commented on the word modoc
And a Native American tribe/people.
(obsolete U.S. slang) A person who takes up aviation for reasons of self-publicity or social prestige; also, a pilot who talks boastfully about flying but rarely flies.
November 5, 2007
Wordnik is fiscally sponsored by Planetwork NGO, Inc,a California 501(c) (3) non-profit educational organization, EIN #94-3366969.