airliner

[ air-lahy-ner ]
/ ˈɛərˌlaɪ nər /

noun

a passenger aircraft operated by an airline.

Nearby words

  1. airlift,
  2. airlifter,
  3. airlight,
  4. airline,
  5. airline chicken breast,
  6. airlock,
  7. airmada,
  8. airmail,
  9. airman,
  10. airman's medal

Origin of airliner

First recorded in 1905–10; air1 + liner1

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British Dictionary definitions for airliner

airliner

/ (ˈɛəˌlaɪnə) /

noun

a large passenger aircraft
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