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enlisted man

noun

  1. any member of the U.S. armed services who is not a commissioned officer or a warrant officer, especially one ranking below a noncommissioned officer or a petty officer.


enlisted man

noun

  1. a serviceman who holds neither a commission nor a warrant and is not under training for officer rank as a cadet or midshipman


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Word History and Origins

Origin of enlisted man1

First recorded in 1715–25
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Example Sentences

Low-level enlisted men and officers all routinely used only first names.

He had the distinction of becoming a “mustang,” a Marine enlisted man elevated to officer.

It may easily be seen why it was that an enlisted man often went for months without being able to draw his pay.

Im only an enlisted man and they dont give enlisted men enough math to answer questions like that.

Any enlisted man is entitled to play this game and he is sure of making a score.

There are more uncertainties than anything else, except hard work, in the life of an enlisted man.

Experience has proven that you cannot fraternize with an enlisted man one minute and then punish him for misconduct the next.

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