Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

fleet admiral

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun U.S. Navy.
  1. the highest ranking naval officer, ranking next above admiral.
Show More

Origin of fleet admiral

First recorded in 1945–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for fleet admiral

fleet admiral

noun
  1. an officer holding the most senior commissioned rank in the US and certain other navies
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012