noun U.S. Military.
Origin of lieutenant colonel
Examples from the Web for lieutenant colonel
The Israeli military quickly suspended the officer, a lieutenant-colonel, and stressed that the beating ran against Army policies.Mira Ten-Hagen’s Viral Video: Israel and Foreign Activists Clash|Dan Ephron|April 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Lieutenant-Colonel Abercromby, who had led the only serious sortie from Yorktown, chewed his sword in impotent rage.
Lieutenant-Colonel Skinner and seven enlisted men were wounded—none of them fatally.The County Regiment|Dudley Landon Vaill
His experience and ability soon marked him out for command, and he was chosen by his comrades as lieutenant-colonel.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
He has recalled our regiment from this unhealthy place, and he has promoted Gascoigne to be our lieutenant-colonel.Tales And Novels, Volume 7 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
His commission as lieutenant-colonel bore date April 16, 1898.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6)|Louis Creswicke
The chief commissary, Lieutenant-Colonel ——, is a fussy fellow, who with much show accomplishes but little.Recollections of the Civil War|Charles A. Dana