Definition of general of the air force in English:

general of the air force


  • An officer of the highest rank in the US Air Force, ranking above general (awarded only in wartime)

    • ‘In July 1943 he appointed him chief of the Air Staff and later promoted him to be deputy commanding general of the air force.’
    • ‘The air force base was taken, the generals of the air force were arrested and a deal was made.’