[mee-li-teyz glawr-ee-oh-see, glohr-]
plural noun, singular mi·les glo·ri·o·sus [mee-leyz glawr-ee-oh-suh s, glohr-] /ˈmi leɪz ˌglɔr iˈoʊ səs, ˌgloʊr-/. Latin.
(especially as stock characters in comic literature) bragging soldiers.
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- military police,
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- military science,
- military-industrial complex,
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noun plural milites gloriosi (ˈmiːlɪˌteɪs ˌɡlɔːrɪˈəʊsaɪ)
a braggart soldier, esp as a stock figure in comedy
Word Origin for miles gloriosus
from the title of a comedy by Plautus
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