Associations to the word «Parachute»


PARACHUTE, noun. (aviation) A device, generally constructed from fabric, that is designed to employ air resistance to control the fall of an object.
PARACHUTE, noun. (zoology) A web or fold of skin extending between the legs of gliding mammals, such as the flying squirrel and colugo.
PARACHUTE, noun. (BDSM) A small collar which fastens around the scrotum and from which weights can be hung.
PARACHUTE, verb. To jump, fall, descend, etc. using such a device.
PARACHUTE, verb. To be placed in an organisation in a position of seniority without having previous experience there.
PARACHUTE FLARE, noun. A flare which deploys a small parachute to slow down its descent.
PARACHUTE FLARES, noun. Plural of parachute flare
PARACHUTE PANTIES, noun. (US) (informal) Very large panties.

Dictionary definition

PARACHUTE, noun. Rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall.
PARACHUTE, verb. Jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute.

Wise words

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