- an officer holding a commissioned rank senior to a flying officer and junior to a squadron leader in the RAF and certain other air forces
Examples from the Web for flight lieutenant
"You speak for yourself, my festive," retorted the flight-lieutenant.
"Can't feel any sensation in it," replied the flight-lieutenant.
"Black bread and cheese," said the flight-lieutenant to himself.
Awkwardly the flight-lieutenant descended from his precarious perch.
Fate decreed that at this time a young flying-man, Flight-Lieutenant Winkelmann, was brought to the camp.