- brig. gen.,
- brigadier general,
Origin of brigadier
Examples from the Web for brigadier
Fifteen were reportedly wounded in the incident, including a German brigadier general.
Eleven out of 23 governors wear uniforms as well and even the president of the national airline, Conviasa, is a brigadier general.Venezuela’s Agony: Weak President, Strong Generals, Riots and Cocaine|Marcel Ventura|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Army spokesman Yoav Mordechai, a brigadier general, said the operation was not limited in time.Israel Kills Hamas Military Head Ahmed Jabari in Air Strike|Dan Ephron|November 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The occasion was the promotion of Tammy Smith to brigadier general in the U.S. Army.Message to Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan: America’s Greater Than Ever|Michael Daly|August 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Saeed was part of the plot two years later to kidnap Daniel Pearl and turned himself in to Brigadier Shah.Pakistan’s Musharraf Has Been Accused of Knowing Osama bin Laden’s Hideout|Bruce Riedel|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Brigadier General Murray remained there with 7,300 men, at once governor and commander in chief.Montreal 1535-1914 under the French Rgime|William Henry Atherton
Citizen was the proper term now,—Citizen General Wilkinson when that magnate came to town, resplendent in his brigadier's uniform.The Crossing|Winston Churchill
One was in the churchyard, and this was commanded by Brigadier Mackintosh.Bonnie Prince Charlie|G. A. Henty
This 'brigadier's' attire was almost worse than the deacon's.A Desperate Character and Other Stories|Ivan Turgenev
The General and Brigadier made some attempts to restore order, but they were unsuccessful.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell
Word Origin for brigadier
1670s, "officer in command of a brigade," from French brigadier, from brigade (see brigade).