a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute
- The parachutist was buckled into his harness.
- The daring exploits of the parachutists were much admired.
- The parachutist floated gently down to earth.
- Parachutists will be dropped to prepare a field for light aircraft.
- The parachutists dived from the plane.
- The parachutists fanned out in the air.