Dictionary.com

air vice-marshal

[ vahys-mahr-shuhl, vahys- ]
/ ˌvaɪsˈmɑr ʃəl, ˈvaɪs- /
Save This Word!

noun British.

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

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!

Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between it’s and its in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 12
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.

Origin of air vice-marshal

First recorded in 1915–20
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for air vice-marshal

air vice-marshal

noun

a senior Royal Air Force officer of equivalent rank to a rear admiral in the Royal Navy
a Royal Australian Air Force officer of the second highest rank
a Royal New Zealand Air Force officer of the highest rank
Abbreviation: AVM
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
Hate Typos? Get Grammar Coach