HyperDic: soldier

English > 3 senses of the word soldier:
NOUNperson soldieran enlisted ... / enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
animalsoldiera wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony
VERBcompetitionsoldierserve as a soldier in the military
soldier > pronunciation
Soundssow'ljher
RhymesAlger ... wager: 53 rhymes with jher...
English > soldier: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn enlisted ... / enlisted man or woman who serves in an army.
Example"the soldiers stood at attention"
InstancesAllen, Ethan AllenA soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789)
Bayard, Seigneur de Bayard, Chevalier de Bayard, Pierre Terrail, Pierre de TerrailFrench soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
Borgia, Cesare BorgiaItalian cardinal and military leader
Cyrano de Bergerac, Savinien Cyrano de BergeracA French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose)
Higginson, Thomas Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Storrow HigginsonUnited States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)
Kosciusko, Thaddeus Kosciusko, Kosciuszko, Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura KosciuszkoPolish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)
Lafayette, La Fayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de LafayetteFrench soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
Lawrence, T. E. Lawrence, Thomas Edward Lawrence, Lawrence of ArabiaWelsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks
Lee, Henry Lee, Lighthorse Harry Leesoldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)
Mohammed Ali, Mehemet Ali, Muhammad AliAlbanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took ... / took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)
Morgan, Daniel Morgansoldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)
Percy, Sir Henry Percy, Hotspur, Harry HotspurEnglish soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
Peron, Juan Domingo PeronArgentine soldier who became president of Argentina (1895-1974)
Smuts, Jan Christian SmutsSouth African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)
TancredNorman leader in the First Crusade who played an important role in the capture of Jerusalem (1078-1112)
NarrowerAnzacA soldier in the Australian and New Zealand army corps during World War I
Confederate soldierA soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War
Green BeretA soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces
GurkhaA member of the Nepalese force that has been part of the British army for 200 years
HighlanderA soldier in a Scottish regiment from the Highlands
JanissaryA Turkish soldier
Section EightA soldier who received a Section Eight discharge as unfit for military service
Unknown SoldierAn unidentified soldier whose body is honored as a memorial
Uriah(Old Testament) the husband of Bathsheba and a soldier who was sent to die in battle so that king David could marry his wife (circa 10th century BC)
WacA member of the Women's Army Corps
cannon fodder, fodder, fresh fishsoldiers who are regarded as expendable in the face of artillery fire
cavalryman, trooperA soldier mounted on horseback
cavalryman, trooperA soldier in a motorized army unit
color bearer, standard-bearerThe soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle
flankerA soldier who is a member of a detachment assigned to guard the flanks of a military formation
goldbrickA soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort
guardsmanA soldier who is a member of a unit called 'the guard' or 'guards'
infantryman, marcher, foot soldier, footsloggerfights on foot with small arms
jawan(India) a private soldier or male constable
legionnaire, legionaryA soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)
man-at-armsA heavily armed and mounted soldier in medieval times
marineA soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
militiamanA member of the militia
orderlyA soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer
paratrooper, paraA soldier in the paratroops
peacekeeperA member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area
pistoleersomeone armed with a pistol (especially a soldier so armed)
poiluA French soldier (especially in World War I)
point manA soldier who goes ahead of a patrol
rankerAn enlisted / enlisted soldier who serves in the ranks of the armed forces
redcoat, lobsterbackBritish soldier
regularA soldier in the regular army
reservistA member of a military reserve
riflemanA soldier whose weapon is a rifle
tanker, tank driverA soldier who drives a tank
territorialnonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit
Broaderenlisted personA serviceman who ranks below a commissioned officer
Spanishsoldado
Catalansoldat
Adjectivessoldierly(of persons) befitting a warrior
Nounssoldiershipskills that are required for the life of soldier
Verbssoldierserve as a soldier in the military
English > soldier: 3 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony.
Broaderworkersterile member of a colony of social insects that forages / forages for food and cares for the larvae
English > soldier: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningServe as a soldier in the military.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Broaderspend, passPass time in a specific way
Spanishmilitar, servir
Catalanmilitar, servir
Nounssoldieran enlisted ... / enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
soldieringskills that are required for the life of soldier
soldierysoldiers collectively

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