general officer

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general officer

n.
An officer in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps ranking above colonel.

general officer

n
(Military) an officer holding a commission of brigadier's rank or above in the army, air force, or marine corps

gen′eral of′ficer


n.
any military officer ranking above colonel.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.general officer - officers in the Army or Air Force or Marines above the rank of colonelgeneral officer - officers in the Army or Air Force or Marines above the rank of colonel
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
brigadier, brigadier general - a general officer ranking below a major general
commissioned military officer - a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps
full general, general - a general officer of the highest rank
lieutenant general - a general officer ranking above a major general and below a full general
major-general - a general officer ranking above a brigadier general and below a lieutenant general