noun. a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute.
- parachute jumper
Example sentences of the word parachutist
Note that the term "parachutist badge" means the same thing as "jump wings" and the terms are used interchangeably.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Wear any rank insignias, such as parachutist or scuba diver, centered 1/8 inch above the ribbons on the left of breast.