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sky pilot (plural sky pilots)

  1. (slang) A clergyman, especially a military chaplain or padre.
    • 1946, Mezz Mezzrow and Bernard Wolfe, Really the Blues, Payback Press 1996, p. 88
      Jack, I swear, I'm 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.