fighter pilot

[ fahy-ter pahy-luht ]
/ ˈfaɪ tər ˌpaɪ lət /

noun Military.

a pilot trained to fly aircraft classified as fighters and to engage in aerial combat: The last surviving member of this celebrated squadron of fighter pilots has died, at age 92.

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Origin of fighter pilot

First recorded in 1935–40
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