Definition of flying doctor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


flying doctor

BrE BrE//ˌflaɪɪŋ ˈdɒktə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌflaɪɪŋ ˈdɑːktər//
People in air travel
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(especially in Australia) a doctor who travels in an aircraft to visit patients who live far from a town A flying doctor service operates in remote regions. See related entries: People in air travel