balloonist

balloonist
bal·loon·ist || bə'luːnɪst n. pilot of an air balloon

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • balloonist — noun a person who flies in balloons, especially in hot air balloons , German: , , , , Volapük …   Wiktionary

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  • balloonist — bal·loon·ist …   English syllables

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