HyperDic: sergeant

English > 3 senses of the word sergeant:
NOUNperson sergeantany of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal
person sergeant, police sergeanta lawman with the rank of sergeant
person sergeant, serjeant-at-law, serjeant, sergeant-at-lawan English barrister of the highest rank
sergeant > pronunciation
Soundssaa'rjhahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > sergeant: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAny of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal.
Narrowercolor sergeantA sergeant in a color guard who carries one of the colors
first sergeant, sergeant first classA sergeant in the Army above the rank of staff sergeant and below master sergeant
gunnery sergeantA noncommissioned officer ranking above a staff sergeant in the marines
master sergeantA senior noncommissioned officer in the Army or Marines
recruiting-sergeantA sergeant deputized to enlist recruits
senior master sergeant, SMSgtA senior noncommissioned officer in the Air Force with a rank comparable to master sergeant in the Army
sergeant major, command sergeant majorA noncommissioned officer serving as chief administrative officer of a headquarters unit of the Army
staff sergeantA noncommissioned officer ranking above corporal and below sergeant first class in the Army or Marines or above airman 1st class in the Air Force
technical sergeantA noncommissioned officer ranking below a master sergeant in the air force or marines
Broadernoncommissioned officer, noncom, enlisted officerA military officer appointed from enlisted / enlisted personnel
Spanishsargento
Catalansergent
English > sergeant: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA lawman with the rank of sergeant.
Synonympolice sergeant
Narrowerbuck sergeantA sergeant of the lowest rank in the military
desk sergeant, deskman, station keeperThe police sergeant on duty in a police station
Broaderlawman, law officer, peace officerAn officer of the law
Spanishsargento de la policía, sargento de policía, sargento
Catalansergent de policia, sergent
English > sergeant: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningAn English barrister of the highest rank.
Synonymsserjeant-at-law, serjeant, sergeant-at-law
BroaderbarristerA British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution

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