Definition of aviatrix in US English:



  • A female pilot.

    • ‘By that time, the aviatrix had gone on to produce an exhibition and command the Women's Air Training Corp during World War II.’
    • ‘In As White as in Snow, Troell, now 70, tells the true story of Elsa Anderson, the first Swedish woman to become an aviatrix.’
    • ‘Updated to the 1930s, Isabella becomes a daring aviatrix.’
    • ‘It should be noted that the lecturer alluded in his account to the passage of the American aviatrix Amelia in these waters of the Pacific during her attempted around the world flight.’
    • ‘Berlin's story was typical twenties fluff about a dashing Wall Street financier and a madcap aviatrix aboard a luxury liner, made topical by a plot twist involving the 1929 crash.’
    airman, airwoman, flyer, aeronaut
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