Definitions

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  • 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

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Examples

  • So actually, I guess parachutist is on the top of the list.

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  • The parachutist is the newest addition to this year's festival.

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  • 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.".

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  • Now we see a cannon-shaped hedge, a topiary aircraft and parachutist, and red flowers blooming like bombs or blood.

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  • He is however "P" qualified, parachutist/airborne.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Canadian parachutist badge, Honduran parachutist badge, West German silver marksmanship cord.

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  • 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

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  • An agents will ask if he is he a rock climber, a hang glider, a parasailor, a parachutist, etc.

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