parachutist

parachutist
par·a·chut·ist || 'pærəʃuːtɪst n. one who parachutes, skydiver

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • parachutist — UK [ˈpærəˌʃuːtɪst] / US [ˈperəʃutɪst] noun [countable] Word forms parachutist : singular parachutist plural parachutists someone who jumps from a plane wearing a parachute …   English dictionary

  • parachutist — parachuter par a*chut er, parachutist par a*chut ist, n. One who descends from a high altitude to the ground by means of a parachute, especially one who does so for sport or in a military operation. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parachutist — par|a|chut|ist [ˈpærəʃu:tıst] n ↑parachute, ↑parachutist someone who jumps from a plane with a parachute …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Parachutist Badge — The Parachutist Badge or Parachutist Brevet is a military badge awarded by the Armed Forces of most countries in the world to soldiers who receive the proper parachute training and accomplish the required number of jumps. It is difficult to… …   Wikipedia

  • Parachutist Badge (Germany) — Infobox Military Award name=Fallschirmspringerabzeichen caption=The German Parachutist Badge in Bronze awarded by=the Federal Republic of Germany type=Military Badge eligibility=Soldiers of the German armed forces and Allied nations for=Military… …   Wikipedia

  • parachutist badge — paratroopers wings, military symbol worn by paratroopers, metal symbol shaped like a parachutist with a wing on either side …   English contemporary dictionary

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