HyperDic: military_officer

English > 1 sense of the expression military officer:
NOUNperson military officer, officerany person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
English > military officer: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAny person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
NarrowerPotemkin, Potyokin, Grigori Potemkin, Grigori Potyokin, Grigori Aleksandrovich PotemkinA Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power
adjutant, aide, aide-de-campAn officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
army officerAn officer in the armed forces
brass hatA high-ranking military officer
chief of staffThe senior officer of a service of the armed forces
commanding officer, commandant, commanderAn officer in command of a military unit
commissioned officerA military officer holding a commission
desk officerA military officer who is not assigned to active duty
executive officerThe officer second in command
inspector generalA military officer responsible for investigations
military adviser, military advisorA military officer who serves as an adviser to the troops of an allied nation
naval officerAn officer in the navy
noncommissioned officer, noncom, enlisted officerA military officer appointed from enlisted / enlisted personnel
warrant officerholds rank by virtue of a warrant
Broaderserviceman, military man, man, military personnelsomeone who serves in the armed forces

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