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Definition of 'balloonist'

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Each thread represents a balloonist, bold, intrepid and venturesome. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Repeatedly rescuing him is a balloonist-princess, though she is wary of intimacy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In the same decade he also became a passionate balloonist, and dreamed of directed flight by heavier-than-air vehicles. The Times Literary Supplement (2016)As if one were a balloonist high in the air, imperilled by the wind currents, at times becalmed, perplexed. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)His chosen, single name embraced several personae: journalist, novelist, caricaturist, satirist, photographer, balloonist, political radical. The Times Literary Supplement (2017)Here, in 1821, a balloonist (born 1785) became the first person to ascend in a coal gas-filled balloon. Times, Sunday Times (2018)

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