an airline employee who serves meals, attends to passengers' comfort, etc., during a flight.
Origin of flight attendant
First recorded in 1955–60
Also called cabin attendant.
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British Dictionary definitions for flight attendant
a person who attends to the needs of passengers on a commercial flight
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