- noncommissioned officer
Origin of noncombatant
Examples from the Web for noncombatant
Though limited to a noncombatant role, the Marines arrived in Guatemala fully armed.
The Royal Engineers are the men who are looked on in training as a noncombatant force, with safe jobs.Trenching at Gallipoli|John Gallishaw
Jason Russell, an invalid and a noncombatant, was barbarously butchered in his own house.
Hence Germany could apparently sink vessels with impunity so long as the noncombatant victims belonged to other nationalities.
He issued a series of silly general orders making war on the noncombatant population of Virginia within his line.The Victim|Thomas Dixon
Naturally he would have been denied permission to go forward during an engagement—that was no time nor place for a noncombatant.Ned, Bob and Jerry on the Firing Line|Clarence Young