- (in the U.S. Armed Forces) an officer of one of four grades ranking above enlisted personnel and below commissioned officers.
- a similar officer in other countries.
Origin of warrant officer
Examples from the Web for warrant officer
Historical Examples of warrant officer
A midshipman and warrant-officer, with four hands, were in her.The Three Commanders
Ayesha and her warrant-officer helper and a Marine lieutenant went out hastily.Naudsonce
H. Beam Piper
I was very glad to find that my old friend Jack Stretcher had volunteered, with the hope of one day becoming a warrant-officer.Salt Water
W. H. G. Kingston
Also, a full set of his accounts kept by a warrant-officer for the purpose of passing them.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth