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spaceman

[speys-man, -muh n] /ˈspeɪsˌmæn, -mən/
noun, plural spacemen
[speys-men, -muh n] /ˈspeɪsˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA)
1.
an astronaut.
2.
a visitor to earth from outer space; extraterrestrial.
Origin of spaceman
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; space + man1
Usage note
See -man.
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spaceman

/ˈspeɪsˌmæn/
noun (pl) -men, -women
1.
a person who travels in outer space, esp one trained to participate in a space flight
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