air commodore


noun British.

an air force officer of a rank comparable to an army brigadier general.

Nearby words

  1. air chief marshal,
  2. air cleaner,
  3. air coach,
  4. air cock,
  5. air command,
  6. air conditioner,
  7. air conditioning,
  8. air conduction,
  9. air corps,
  10. air corridor

Origin of air commodore

First recorded in 1915–20

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British Dictionary definitions for air commodore

air commodore

noun

a senior officer of the Royal Air Force and certain other air forces, of equivalent rank to brigadier in the Army
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