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flyboy

slang A pilot or other member of an air force. The bar near the base is usually filled with cocky flyboys bragging about doing barrel rolls or whatever.
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flyboy

n. a pilot. (Military.) Rocko was a flyboy in Korea.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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