rocket airplane


noun

an airplane propelled wholly or mainly by a rocket engine.
a military airplane armed with rockets.

Nearby words

  1. rocker arm,
  2. rocker cam,
  3. rocker panel,
  4. rockery,
  5. rocket,
  6. rocket bomb,
  7. rocket engine,
  8. rocket gun,
  9. rocket launcher,
  10. rocket propulsion

Origin of rocket airplane

First recorded in 1930–35

Also called rocket plane.

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