- an officer of the rank held by young men immediately upon graduating from the government naval schools.
- (initial capital letter) the title and rank of such a graduate.
- (formerly) one of a class of boys or young men who formed the group from which officers were chosen.
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The midshipmen who were moved off campus this week will live in hotel rooms with a roommate, Erickson said.
Buck, appearing at a House Appropriations subcommittee meeting this week, told federal lawmakers he hopes to have midshipmen vaccinated “in the near future” so they can safely participate in summer training, which starts in May.
Home games at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium featured no fans, then the midshipmen were allowed and then they weren’t.Ken Niumatalolo says he hasn’t talked to Arizona after challenging season for Navy|Kareem Copeland|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
Games at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium have been limited to midshipmen, so no parents have been able to attend.Navy has second consecutive game postponed because of coronavirus|Kareem Copeland|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
No midshipman will ever be disenrolled for reporting an incident of sexual harassment or assault against them.Former Student Claims U.S. Naval Academy Had ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Rape Victims|Jesse Ellison|May 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As a 17-year-old midshipman, I envied your audacious style, senator.
Midshipman Charles Morris was the first to reach the deck, with Decatur close behind.
On the Essex with him was a fine little midshipman, only eleven years old, who had been brought up in the Porter family.
I had thought of giving you another midshipman, but I think it would be better that you should take a surgeon.
The hero of this story accompanies Cochrane as midshipman, and serves in the war between Chili and Peru.
Finally he made each midshipman write in bold characters, "Mais, que je suis sot," and sign this humiliating confession.The Dreadnought of the Air|Percy F. Westerman