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copter

or 'cop·ter

[kop-ter]
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noun Informal.
  1. helicopter.
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Origin of copter

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

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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

  • "They don't know what in hell they're up against," said the 'copter man joyously.

    Morale

    Murray Leinster

  • Sergeant Walpole and the 'copter man were flat on the ground with their hands to their ears.

    Morale

    Murray Leinster

  • But then the 'copter man looked where Sergeant Walpole pointed dizzily.

    Morale

    Murray Leinster


British Dictionary definitions for copter

copter

'copter

noun
  1. informal short for helicopter
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