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flyboy

[ flahy-boi ]
/ ˈflaɪˌbɔɪ /
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noun

Printing. fly2 (def. 29b).
Slang.
  1. a member of an aircrew, especially a pilot.
  2. any member of the U.S. Air Force.

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Origin of flyboy

First recorded in 1835–45; fly2 + boy
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