flag lieutenant

  1. an admiral's ADC

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How to use flag lieutenant in a sentence

  • Somehow there was no conveyance in waiting, not even a rickshaw, so Maynebrace and his flag-lieutenant had to walk.

    The Dreadnought of the Air | Percy F. Westerman
  • And a little more work than when you were playing flag-lieutenant, eh?

    Captain Brand of the "Centipede" | H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
  • First came the flag lieutenant, followed shortly by the Admiral's legs.

    From Snotty to Sub | Wolstan Beaumont Charles Weld Forester
  • "It will be our turn presently," the flag lieutenant said, as he turned a sheaf of signals just passed up to him.

    Stories of the Ships | Lewis R. Freeman
  • Giving my arm a friendly squeeze in passing, he disappeared down the ladder, followed by his flag lieutenant.

    Stories of the Ships | Lewis R. Freeman