flight attendant

noun
an airline employee who serves meals, attends to passengers' comfort, etc., during a flight.
Also called cabin attendant.


Origin:
1955–60

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flight attendant
 
n
a person who attends to the needs of passengers on a commercial flight

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Example sentences
In the back of the airplane another flight attendant was on the phone.
Surely the flight attendants, because a ripped flight attendant presumably has
  enough access to the pilots to take down a plane.
He stood up to the hijackers and was stabbed, as was reported by the flight
  attendant during her call.
Tucker also doubts today's flight attendant will be serving tomorrow's meals.
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