Synonyms for Glider:

n.

Air Force One, plane, engineless airplane, b-52, aeroplane, aircraft, airship, balloon. airplane (noun)
bomber, jet fighter, dive bomber, jet, airliner, airbus, hydroplane, monoplane, helicopter, fighter, cargo plane, airplane, biplane.
artifact (noun)
sailplane.
glider (noun)
sailplane.

Other synonyms:

Other relevant words:
airship, plane, aeroplane, b-52, sailplane, aircraft, balloon.

Usage examples for glider

  1. The landing was worse than the take- off, a truism which has held since the first glider took off from the surface of Earth in the nineteenth century. – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. The fifth volume, under the caption, " Boy Scouts' Aircraft," relates how their interest in aviation is aroused by the evolutions of a military aviator viewed during a visit to an army post; of the building by themselves of a glider with which they win a contest of these elementary aircraft, the prize being complete airship motors of the highest efficiency. – The Boy Scouts on the Yukon by Ralph Victor
  3. As has been told in a previous volume, the Creston Patrol of Boy Scouts had become fairly proficient airmen, having constructed a glider which in a contest had won for them a motor with which they later equipped an airship. – The Boy Scouts on the Yukon by Ralph Victor