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flight lieutenant

noun
  1. 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
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Historical Examples

  • "You speak for yourself, my festive," retorted the flight-lieutenant.

    Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S.

    Percy F. Westerman

  • "Can't feel any sensation in it," replied the flight-lieutenant.

    Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S.

    Percy F. Westerman

  • "Black bread and cheese," said the flight-lieutenant to himself.

    Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S.

    Percy F. Westerman

  • Awkwardly the flight-lieutenant descended from his precarious perch.

    Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S.

    Percy F. Westerman

  • Fate decreed that at this time a young flying-man, Flight-Lieutenant Winkelmann, was brought to the camp.