space-men

spaceman

[speys-man, -muhn]
noun, plural spacemen [speys-men, -muhn] .
1.
an astronaut.
2.
a visitor to earth from outer space; extraterrestrial.

Origin:
1935–40; space + man1


See -man.
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spaceman or (feminine) spacewoman (ˈspeɪsˌmæn)
 
n , pl (feminine) -men, -women
a person who travels in outer space, esp one trained to participate in a space flight
 
spacewoman or (feminine) spacewoman
 
n

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