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or air·craft·man

[air-krafts-muh n, -krahfts-]
noun, plural air·crafts·men. British.
  1. a person holding the rank of noncommissioned officer in the RAF.
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Origin of aircraftsman

1915–20; aircraft + 's1 + -man

Usage note

See -man.
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noun plural -men
  1. a serviceman of the most junior rank in the RAFAlso (not in official use): aircraftsman
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Derived Formsaircraftwoman or not standard aircraftswoman, fem n
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