aviatrix

[ ey-vee-ey-triks, av-ee- ]
/ ˌeɪ viˈeɪ trɪks, ˌæv i- /

noun, plural a·vi·a·tri·ces [ey-vee-ey-truh-seez, -uh-trahy-seez, av-ee-] /ˌeɪ viˈeɪ trəˌsiz, -əˈtraɪ siz, ˌæv i-/.

a woman who is a pilot; aviator.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. aviation badge,
  2. aviation cadet,
  3. aviation medicine,
  4. aviator,
  5. aviator glasses,
  6. avicebron,
  7. avicebrón,
  8. avicenna,
  9. avicularium,
  10. aviculture

Also a·vi·a·tress, a·vi·a·trice [ey-vee-ey-tris] /ˈeɪ viˌeɪ trɪs/.

Origin of aviatrix

First recorded in 1925–30; aviat(or) + -trix

Usage note

See -trix.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for aviatrix

  • The aviatrix sat looking on through all this tumult with a happy smile.

  • Miss Helen Goodrich, who is an aviatrix of note, was arrested in Bremen this morning charged with kidnapping.

    News Writing|M. Lyle Spencer
  • Miss Helen Goodrich, an aviatrix of note, was arrested in Bremen this morning charged with kidnapping.

    News Writing|M. Lyle Spencer