Definition of jetpack noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʒetpæk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒetpæk//
jump to other results
(in science fiction stories) a device that somebody wears on their shoulders like a backpack that enables them to fly All game players have a spacesuit, a jetpack and a ray gun. The movie features a great jetpack chase. Word Origin1950s: from jet and pack.