[ mis-uh l-muh n or, esp. British, -ahyl- ]
/ ˈmɪs əl mən or, esp. British, -aɪl- /

noun, plural mis·sile·men.

a person who builds, designs, launches, or operates guided missiles.
a technician or scientist whose work pertains to missilery.

Origin of missileman

First recorded in 1950–55; missile + -man
Also called missileer.
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