commissioned naval officer
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|Noun||1.||commissioned naval officer - a commissioned officer in the navy|
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"
ensign - a person who holds a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant junior grade
commander - a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a lieutenant commander and below a captain
commissioned officer - a military officer holding a commission
commodore - a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a captain and below a rear admiral; the lowest grade of admiral
flag officer - a senior naval officer above the rank of captain
lieutenant - an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant commander and above lieutenant junior grade
lieutenant commander - a commissioned officer in the Navy ranking above a lieutenant and below a commander