rank-and-filer

[ rangk-uh n-fahy-ler ]
/ ˈræŋk ənˈfaɪ lər /

noun

a member of the rank and file.

Nearby words

  1. ranjit singh,
  2. rank,
  3. rank and file,
  4. rank scale,
  5. rank, otto,
  6. ranke,
  7. ranke, leopold von,
  8. ranker,
  9. ranket,
  10. rankin

Origin of rank-and-filer

1935–40, Americanism; rank and file + -er1

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