nonsked


nonsked
\\“+|sked\ noun (-s)
Etymology: by shortening & alteration from nonscheduled
: an air transport carrier that offers service at irregular times, at less frequent intervals, and often at lower fares than certificated scheduled service; also : a nonscheduled transport plane

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/non"sked"/, n. Informal.
a nonscheduled airline or plane: He got his training with the nonskeds.
[1945-50, Amer.; NON- + sked (shortening and resp. of SCHEDULE)]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • nonsked — /non sked /, n. Informal. a nonscheduled airline or plane: He got his training with the nonskeds. [1945 50, Amer.; NON + sked (shortening and resp. of SCHEDULE)] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonsked — noun A nonscheduled airline …   Wiktionary

  • nonsked — adj. without a fixed schedule (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonsked — non·sked …   English syllables

  • nonsked — non•sked [[t]ˈnɒnˈskɛd[/t]] n. Informal. inf aer. a nonscheduled airline or plane • Etymology: 1945–50, amer.; non +sked (shortening and resp. of schedule) …   From formal English to slang

  • airline — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. [air] carrier, airways; air shuttle. See aviation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. air carrier, commercial airline, air passenger carrier, air freight carrier, air service, scheduled airline, commuter airline …   English dictionary for students