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Sergeant

Meanings and phrases

sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal
  2. a lawman with the rank of sergeant; police sergeant
  3. an English barrister of the highest rank; serjeant-at-law; serjeant; sergeant-at-law

buck sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sergeant of the lowest rank in the military

color sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sergeant in a color guard who carries one of the colors

command sergeant major

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a noncommissioned officer serving as chief administrative officer of a headquarters unit of the Army; sergeant major

desk sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the police sergeant on duty in a police station; deskman; station keeper

first sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sergeant in the Army above the rank of staff sergeant and below master sergeant; sergeant first class
E.g.
  • At this time, he was a first sergeant.
  • During the Balkan Wars, he was promoted to the rank of first sergeant.
  • Doundoulakis was promoted to first sergeant and awarded the Legion of Merit in OSS-Cairo.

gunnery sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a noncommissioned officer ranking above a staff sergeant in the marines

master sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a senior noncommissioned officer in the Army or Marines
E.g.
  • Feller toured the world as a master sergeant.
  • Kirkpatrick rose up to become a master sergeant was awarded the Bronze Star.
  • He joined the Australian Army in 1923, and attained the rank of master sergeant.

orderly sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the first sergeant of a company; duties formerly included the conveyance of orders

police sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lawman with the rank of sergeant; sergeant
E.g.
  • He was striking a fallen police sergeant with the hammer when he was shot.
  • He appeared twice in NBC's Columbo playing a police sergeant in 1972 and 1973.
  • On August 29, three BLA members murdered San Francisco police sergeant John Victor Young at his police station.

senior master sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a senior noncommissioned officer in the Air Force with a rank comparable to master sergeant in the Army; SMSgt

sergeant at arms

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands; serjeant-at-arms

sergeant first class

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sergeant in the Army above the rank of staff sergeant and below master sergeant; first sergeant

sergeant fish

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras; found worldwide in coastal to open waters; cobia; Rachycentron canadum

sergeant major

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a noncommissioned officer serving as chief administrative officer of a headquarters unit of the Army; command sergeant major
  2. large blue-grey black-striped damselfish; nearly worldwide; Abudefduf saxatilis
E.g.
  • Joe Team's sergeant major and debuted in 1986.
  • He declined to be commissioned and was demobilised as a sergeant major.
  • Later he attended the Hellenic Army NCO School and graduated as sergeant major in 1914.

staff sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a noncommissioned officer ranking above corporal and below sergeant first class in the Army or Marines or above airman 1st class in the Air Force
E.g.
  • He was discharged in 1946 with the rank of staff sergeant.
  • He was in the United States Army as a staff sergeant from 1945 to 1947.
  • The ranks of corporal and staff sergeant were not carried over into the new agency.

technical sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a noncommissioned officer ranking below a master sergeant in the air force or marines

rank of sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He completed his training with the rank of sergeant.
  • Graves attained the rank of sergeant before leaving the armed forces.
  • With the rank of sergeant, he was assigned to the 1st Infantry Regiment.

promoted to sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1955, she was promoted to sergeant and oversaw policewomen.
  • He was promoted to sergeant in 1895.
  • In 1981, Gilmore was promoted to sergeant and assigned to King City.

platoon sergeant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A technical sergeant was often designated a platoon sergeant, acting as second-in-command.
  • Francois joined the United States Marine Corps, serving as a platoon sergeant in World War II.
  • An infantry Gunnery Sergeant may serve as a weapons platoon sergeant or as the Company Gunnery Sergeant for a rifle company.
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