of or relating to a regiment.


regimentals, the uniform of a regiment.

Origin of regimental

First recorded in 1695–1705; regiment + -al1
Related formsreg·i·men·tal·ly, adverbin·ter·reg·i·men·tal, adjectivenon·reg·i·men·tal, adjectiveun·reg·i·men·tal, adjectiveun·reg·i·men·tal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of regimental

  • Maj. Gen. M.A.R. West, commanding commonwealth Division, ceremonially dropped the puck in the regimental championship game.

  • Soon battalion commanders and regimental commanders were following the path laid out to them by junior officers.

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Historical Examples of regimental

Word Origin and History for regimental

1650s, from regiment (n.) + -al (1). As a noun, regimentals, "dress proper to a particular regiment, military uniform," is from 1742.

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