noun, plural ki·wis.
- a member of an air service, as in World War I, who is confined to ground duty.
- a former pilot or member of a flight crew.
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Example sentences from the Web for kiwi
You’ll see strawberry kiwi, you see strawberry goji berry, strawberry acai berry, because, “Well, I like strawberry, so I’m willing to try whatever the other new thing is, as long as it’s still with strawberries.”
On Monday, the Kiwi singer announced a new collaboration with MAC Cosmetics.Lorde Announces MAC Collaboration; ‘Vamp’ Magazine Puts Women on Top|The Fashion Beast Team|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Dmitri visited, he would act as a megaphone, relaying to his mother what her ears could not catch of my Kiwi accent.Remembering Dmitri Nabokov, the Novelist’s Son and Literary Executor|Brian Boyd|May 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
First Kiwi, the 17-year-old son, departs to land a job working in the World of Darkness theme park.
The radical element here is kiwi-, a verb stem indicating the general notion of “indefinite movement round about, here and there.”Language|Edward Sapir
I can't think it's on account of their looks; for there's the kiwi, the hornbill, and sakes alive—the puffins!
Another of the long-nosed earth workers, as curious in his make-up as the flamingoes, is the kiwi of New Zealand.
Katipo killed a kiwi in the course of our morning's hunt, and this bird is now being skinned, cut up, and roasted on sticks.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)|William Delisle Hay
Allied to these are the four species of Kiwi or apteryx, still existing there.More Science From an Easy Chair|Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester