OTHER WORDS FOR private
Idioms about private
Origin of private
OTHER WORDS FROM private
How to use private in a sentence
But less than two days later, Iranian media outlets reported on funerals held for privates killed in the incident.
On the other hand the robot can replace at least three privates, and the average income in South Korea is $35,400 a year.Smoke Rings, Mystery Backpacks and Gun-Toting Robots: The Weird Wartech of the Korean Conflict|Kyle Mizokami|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When new privates now arrive, even their most junior leaders are likely to be combat veterans.
Because the mayor sent no pics of his privates and was nothing but a “perfect gentleman.”Lynsie Lee Isn’t a Vegan and Other Fun Facts About the Stripper Tweeting Cory Booker|Winston Ross|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I was in charge of 14 privates in my unit, almost all young Sunni Arab guys.Former Syrian Soldier Describes Life in the Army at the Start of War|Andrew Slater|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The total American losses that day were two officers and four privates killed, and three officers and 40 men wounded.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
That privates should obey, and that they should be smartly punished if they disobey, this one can understand very well.Little Travels and Roadside Sketches|William Makepeace Thackeray
We were here saluted both by privates and officers, the Imperial Guard being considered as part of the household.
The lieutenants and sergeants flushed; the girl privates jumped their fingers onto typewriter keys.The Great Potlatch Riots|Allen Kim Lang
In his flight he came upon a Rebel major, two captains, and three privates, who were captured and paroled.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
British Dictionary definitions for private
Derived forms of privateprivately, adverb
Word Origin for private
Other Idioms and Phrases with private
In addition to the idiom beginning with private
- private eye
- free (private) enterprise
- in private