Examples from the Web for aviator
He may look Top Gun, with his flight suit and aviator shades, but beneath the façade lays a man torn to pieces.Ethan Hawke's 'Good Kill': A Searing Indictment of America's Drone Warfare Obsession|Marlow Stern|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, it seems like Ted is taking his nice guy charms and aviator collection to sunny Los Angeles—for now.Where ‘Mad Men’ Left Off: A Primer for Season Seven|Amy Zimmerman|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cordice was the son of a North Carolina doctor, but he had hoped to become an engineer and an aviator like Charles Lindbergh.The Black and White Men Who Saved Martin Luther King’s Life|Michael Daly|January 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2004, she won again for The Aviator, which spanned the first half of the 20th century.Finally! ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Is Hollywood’s First 1990s Period Piece|Andrew Romano|December 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But we can recognize that heavy-handed corruption ought to belong to the era of flamboyant comb-overs and aviator glasses.The Real Story and Lesson of the Abscam Sting in ‘American Hustle’|Jimmy So|December 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The war has demonstrated very convincingly that the personal quality of the aviator often becomes the decisive factor.Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War|Frederick A. Talbot
The Germans still lying low, not a single German aviator could be seen at any time that morning.With the Ulster Division in France|Arthur Purefoy Irwin Samuels
He dove below the swinging blow and tackled the aviator just above his knees.Dorothy Dixon and the Mystery Plane|Dorothy Wayne
In France there's a saying that to be an aviator one must be a bit "off."Flying for France|James R. McConnell
How the aviator escaped will always remain a complete mystery.
British Dictionary definitions for aviator
Word Origin and History for aviator
"aircraft pilot," 1887, from French aviateur, from Latin avis (see aviary) + -ateur. Also used c.1891 in a sense of "aircraft." Feminine form aviatrix is from 1927; earlier aviatrice (1910), aviatress (1911).