Astronaut vs. Spaceman

Astronaut vs. Spaceman — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Astronaut and Spaceman

Astronautnoun

A person trained to pilot, navigate, or otherwise participate as a crew member of a spacecraft.

Spacemannoun

(informal) An astronaut, often a male astronaut.

I want to be a spaceman when I grow up.

Astronautnoun

A member of the crew of a spaceship or other spacecraft that travels beyond Earth's atmosphere, or someone trained to serve that purpose.

Spacemannoun

a person trained to travel in a spacecraft;

the Russians called their astronauts cosmonauts

Astronautnoun

An American space traveler, when contrasted against equivalent terms from other countries such as cosmonaut and taikonaut.

Astronautnoun

(Hong Kong) A returnee who frequently flies back and forth between Hong Kong and his/her adopted home country.

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Astronautnoun

a person trained to travel in a spacecraft;

the Russians called their astronauts cosmonauts