jetliner

[jet-lahy-ner]

Origin of jetliner

First recorded in 1945–50; jet1 + (air)liner
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Contemporary Examples of jetliner

Historical Examples of jetliner

  • All she'd lose was one day, and it might be a bit of a vacation if she enjoyed flying in a jetliner at sixty thousand feet.

    Highways in Hiding

    George Oliver Smith

  • Nurse Gloria Farrow waved at me from the ramp of the jetliner, and I ran forward to collect her baggage.

    Highways in Hiding

    George Oliver Smith


British Dictionary definitions for jetliner

jetliner

noun
  1. a commercial airliner powered by jet engines
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