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flight attendant

noun
1.
an airline employee who serves meals, attends to passengers' comfort, etc., during a flight.
Also called cabin attendant.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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Examples for flight attendant
  • 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.
  • There will be a part of me that will always miss being a flight attendant.
  • Another reported finding the body of a flight attendant, her hands bound.
  • On my last flight, someone asked the flight attendant whether the flight was full.
  • You're still fuming at the flight attendant who abruptly turned on the cabin lights, awaking you from a moment's sleep.
  • One flight attendant was in the forward galley and the other two flight attendants were in the aft galley.
British Dictionary definitions for flight attendant

flight attendant

noun
1.
a person who attends to the needs of passengers on a commercial flight
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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