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copter

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[kop-ter]
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noun Informal.
  1. helicopter.

Origin of copter

First recorded in 1945–50; by shortening
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Examples from the Web for copter

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • The pilot's voice jarred him to reality as the copter berthed.

  • If he missed it, he wouldn't get his copter license until summer.

    Death of a Spaceman

    Walter M. Miller

  • The 'copter man carried some of them, too, and both men were loaded down.

    Morale

    Murray Leinster

  • The 'copter man turned on the vision set he had packed from the staff gyrocar.

    Morale

    Murray Leinster

  • "Letting the guys in the Wabbly hear what they hear," said the 'copter man grimly.

    Morale

    Murray Leinster


British Dictionary definitions for copter

copter

'copter

noun
  1. informal short for helicopter
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