- an admiral's ADC
Examples from the Web for flag lieutenant
In a repeating frigate, a signal-midshipman; in a flag-ship, a flag-lieutenant.
"It's the French instructor, I believe, sir," said the flag-lieutenant.The Dreadnought of the Air
Percy F. Westerman
The admiral sent his flag-lieutenant, saying he was suddenly urgently engaged.The Secrets of a Kuttite
Edward O. Mousley
On the Renown the same healthy spirit was to be found in every one aboard, from the Flag-Lieutenant down to the humblest stoker.Down Under With the Prince
The colloquialism expressive of the promotion of a flag-lieutenant and midshipman on an admiral's hauling down his flag.