OTHER WORDS FROM grenadiergren·a·dier·i·al, adjectivegren·a·dier·ly, adverbgren·a·dier·ship, noun
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How to use grenadier in a sentence
After the Poles had been besieged for 24 hours they were relieved by a column of Shermans from the Canadian Grenadier Guards.
A Grenadier Guards sergeant who was among the audience told the paper, "It was really tip-top."Seven Amazing Pictures of Future Queen Cross-Dressing in Teenage Pantomime Role|Tom Sykes|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Tonight, he will host a dinner at Buckingham Palace in his role of Colonel of the Grenadier Guards.
A Grenadier Guardsman would serve the couple “gin and orange and beef sandwiches by the open fire.”
She charges me like a grenadier and asks me to give her—guess a little what!The Tragic Muse|Henry James
Behind which follow stragglers of the Garde-du-Corps; all humiliated, in Grenadier bonnets.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
He wore a mitre of leather, with the front like a grenadier's cap, adorned with mock embroidery, and trinkets of tin.The Abbot|Sir Walter Scott
A fearless French grenadier scaled the wall, but he and his comrades within were killed.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Sheridan was a grenadier company of life-guards, but Colman a whole regiment—of light infantry, to be sure, but still a regiment.A Walk from London to Fulham|Thomas Crofton Croker
British Dictionary definitions for grenadier
- (in the British Army) a member of the senior regiment of infantry in the Household Brigade
- (formerly) a member of a special formation, usually selected for strength and height
- (formerly) a soldier trained to throw grenades