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enlisted man

n.
A male member of the armed forces who ranks below a commissioned officer or warrant officer.

enlisted man

n
(Military) US a serviceman who holds neither a commission nor a warrant and is not under training for officer rank as a cadet or midshipman

enlist′ed man`


n.
a member of the U.S. armed services ranking below a noncommissioned officer or a petty officer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enlisted man - a male enlisted person in the armed forcesenlisted man - a male enlisted person in the armed forces
rank and file, rank - the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army); "the strike was supported by the union rank and file"; "he rose from the ranks to become a colonel"
armorer, armourer, artificer - an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
charge of quarters - an enlisted man who handles his unit's administrative matters after hours
enlisted person - a serviceman who ranks below a commissioned officer
buck private, common soldier, private - an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines; "our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value"
military recruit, recruit - a recently enlisted soldier
Translations

enlisted man

pl <enlisted men>
n (US) → gemeiner Soldat
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