noun, plural adjutants general.
- the Adjutant General, the chief administrative officer of the Army.
- an adjutant of a unit having a general staff, usually an officer of the Adjutant General's Corps.
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Example sentences from the Web for adjutant general
That same evening the committee called also upon the adjutant-general, and was assured of his co-operation in their efforts.The Red Cross in Peace and War|Clara Barton
We went into the General's tent, but he was busy, unt motioned us with his hand to the Adjutant-General.Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6)|John McElroy
After it was over, he repaired to the castle, to work with his adjutant-general in his cabinet.Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia|L. Mhlbach,
He is well instructed in his duties, and is familiar with all the records of the Adjutant-General's office of this Division.Civil War Experiences|Henry Coddington Meyer
The officers relieved as above will report in person to the adjutant-general of the army.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Six|Abraham Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for adjutant general
noun plural adjutants general
- a member of the Army Board responsible for personnel and administrative functions
- a general's executive officer