fleet admiral

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nounU.S. Navy.
  1. the highest ranking naval officer, ranking next above admiral.

Origin of fleet admiral

First recorded in 1945–50

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How to use fleet admiral in a sentence

  • A gray-haired fleet admiral looked up from papers on his desk.

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  • There must be something wrong with any fleet admiral who remained in his command after Zaspar Makann came to power.

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British Dictionary definitions for fleet admiral

fleet admiral

  1. an officer holding the most senior commissioned rank in the US and certain other navies

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