HyperDic: colonel

English > 1 sense of the word colonel:
NOUNperson colonela commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general
colonel > pronunciation
Soundsker'nahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > colonel: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerlieutenant colonel, light colonelA commissioned officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines holding a rank above major and below colonel
Broadercommissioned military officerA commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps
Spanishcoronel
Catalancoronel

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