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A person who enlists or is enlisted for service in the armed forces.


(Military) military US someone who is enlisted into the armed forces


(ɛn lɪsˈti)

1. a person who enlists for military service. Compare draftee.
2. an enlisted man or woman.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enlistee - any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)enlistee - any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
fledgeling, fledgling, newbie, newcomer, entrant, freshman, neophyte, starter - any new participant in some activity
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But as a new enlistee, I would need to take off several months for basic training, interviews and physicals.
On display are a silk wedding nightgown that one enlistee made from a parachute, and a bathing suit crafted from khaki uniform pieces.
Hodges's unit includes an enlistee from Harvard, mockingly nicknamed "Senator," a "pissant crybaby" who loses a leg yet gains a hard-won wisdom.
Figure 2 shows the effects of expected rank and career length on the breakeven discount rate for a White, male 35-year-old enlistee, absent taxes.
The enlistee would likely think that it is a pretty sure bet that the commander would love to know about the enlistee's "rebirth," or worse, that a person who hasn't "gotten right with God" may be passed over for promotion, honors or other advancements.
When pro football star turned post-9/11 Army enlistee Pat Tillman was killed in the course of duty, the embarrassing actual circumstances were covered up and turned into a flag-waving story of heroism that the Bush administration happily--and knowingly--used for propaganda purposes.
The reader is introduced on the first pages to the primary adversaries in an ongoing battle, one that is about to be played out in court: Ann-Victoria Hadley, known as Anne-Vic, from the town's wealthiest family and now 91 years old, a Vassar graduate and later a Naval enlistee, known as a radical feminist and an atheist or--worse yet--a secular humanist [defined by the town as "someone who worships the devil and hates America] and who "hated stupidity more than she hated anything else on earth.
They make particularly good targets for credit shenanigans, since the government makes it easy for dealers to garnish wages when an enlistee defaults on a loan.
A US army enlistee is captured and is sent to a prison camp and puts his law degree to good use to defend one of his comrades when they're accused of murder.
Dean Ladd was a young enlistee in the Marine Corps at the onset of .
If this is the norm for recruiting transportation, with more fuel efficient vehicles we may be able to reduce the $7,900 per enlistee cost.
But spouses must be currently married and living with an enlistee.