enlisted man


noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. enlightened,
  2. enlightenment,
  3. enlil,
  4. enlist,
  5. enlisted,
  6. enlisted woman,
  7. enlistee,
  8. enlistment,
  9. enliven,
  10. enmarble

Origin of enlisted man

First recorded in 1715–25

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British Dictionary definitions for enlisted man

enlisted man

noun

US 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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