noun Marine Corps.
a noncommissioned officer ranking above a staff sergeant and below a first or master sergeant.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of gunnery sergeant
An Americanism dating back to 1960–65
Words nearby gunnery sergeant
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