Sky Pilot can refer to:
*"Sky Pilot", a 1968 song by
Eric Burdonand The Animalsutilizes a "sky pilot" figure who is interpreted as a military chaplain.
*A nickname for a
missionary::*"The Sky Pilot", a novel by Ralph Connor.
*A common name for the wildflowers "
Polemonium viscosum" and " Polemonium eximium".
*A dismissive or critical nickname for a religious figure who counsels passive acceptance of unfair or difficult life circumstances. Specifically, one who is seen to be aiding existing social structures by using religion to suppress dissent.:*From the lingo of Labor movements -- A preacher who states that workers should not complain (see:
Wobbly lingo). The concept possibly originated in Joe Hill's 1911 song " The Preacher and the Slave" in which he coined the term " pie in the sky" as preachers' replies to questions about hunger.
The Sky Pilot", a 1921 film directed by King Vidor
* Sky Pilot is a mozilla classic theme which is also available for Firefox.
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Sky pilot — (A[ e]ronautics) A person licensed as a pilot. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
sky-pilot — see sky n.1 9 … Useful english dictionary
sky pilot — n. Slang a member of the clergy; esp., CHAPLAIN (sense 2) … English World dictionary
sky-pilot — n. a chaplain. □ The sky pilot says we can park in the church’s lot, if we don’t mess anything up or make too much noise. □ The sky pilot’s a good guy … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
sky pilot — noun A clergyman, especially a military chaplain or padre. Jack, I swear, Im no sky pilot, but a creep pad turns into a confession booth as soon as I squat in it – the chicks really run their mouths some spieling their life histories in my face.… … Wiktionary
sky-pilot — A playful American slang term for a clergyman, or specifically, a chaplain. It occurs as a vocative, addressed to an American ‘reverend gentleman’, in Sandra, by Pearl Bell, a romantic novel published in the 1920s. A man calls another ‘earnest … A dictionary of epithets and terms of address
sky pilot — sky′ pi lot n. sts sl. a member of the clergy, esp. an army chaplain … From formal English to slang
sky pilot — noun Date: 1883 clergyman; specifically chaplain … New Collegiate Dictionary
sky pilot — Slang. a member of the clergy, esp. a chaplain of the armed forces. [1880 85] * * * … Universalium
sky pilot — n a priest, particularly a naval or military chaplain. The phrase dates from the later 19th century … Contemporary slang