from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. someone who jumps from an aircraft using a parachute, especially as a sport
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who uses a parachute.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute
Sorry, no etymologies found.
So actually, I guess parachutist is on the top of the list.
The parachutist is the newest addition to this year's festival.
According to another report from the UK Times, "The parachutist was a group of 32 adventurers who paid £17,000 each to jump from a plane around 1,000 feet above Everest's summit, freefalling past the summit at speeds of 180mph before opening their canopies and descending thousands of feet into the mountain's lower valleys.".
Now we see a cannon-shaped hedge, a topiary aircraft and parachutist, and red flowers blooming like bombs or blood.
He is however "P" qualified, parachutist/airborne.
Golf trips to Lahinch with the randy priest, the time he is on patrol with the local militia and they follow a cow around the mountainside all night thinking it is a Nazi parachutist.
BUT has lost his DD214, volunteers for all details, likes to wear white trousers and a NCO sword with his dress blues every chance he gets, and recently now wears the Combatant Divers badge, previously only wore the gold wings of a naval parachutist.
Canadian parachutist badge, Honduran parachutist badge, West German silver marksmanship cord.
A DD215 issued June 28 to correct the DD214 deletes the expert field medical badge, parachutist badge, Special Forces tab and the second award of the National Defense Service Medal from
An agents will ask if he is he a rock climber, a hang glider, a parasailor, a parachutist, etc.