squaddie


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squaddie

(ˈskwɒdɪ) or

squaddy

n, pl -dies
(Military) slang Brit a private soldier. Compare swaddy
[C20: from squad]
Translations

squaddie

[ˈskwɒdɪ] Nrecluta m

squaddie

[ˈskwɒdi] n (MILITARY)troufion m , bidasse m

squaddie

n (Brit inf: = private soldier) → Gefreite(r) mf; the pub was full of squaddiesdie Kneipe war voller Soldaten

squaddie

[ˈskwɒdɪ] n (Brit) (Mil) (fam) → burba
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Skeldon, aged 36 and of no fixed address, was arrested but denied assaulting the squaddie and breaking into the van to steal the phone.
Dear Clive I am a squaddie and the military police have said I have "fiddled my expenses".
Sources say the Scottish squaddie had been told to stay clear of the nationalist Ligoneil area in North Belfast because of the severe dissident threat.
One educational video shows a slurring squaddie making an inept attempt to chat up a woman, while another is shown starting a pub brawl.
talksenseboy MAYBE PCSOs are the equivalent to your average Squaddie, hardly Royal Marines or fighter pilots are they?
A SQUADDIE from Stockton was on a slippery slope when he joined a British Army training camp in Canada.
Three soldiers from RAF St Athan ran for cover when the 22-year-old Parachute Regiment squaddie reportedly fired warning shots.
Staff Sgt Roger Parr (centre) in the squaddie spoof of Number One hit song, Is This The Way to Amarillo
One squaddie said: "We are sick of having the name of one our most famous forebears attached to this pub.
A SQUADDIE who was spared prison to serve in Afghanistan has deserted his regiment.
IN a South Wales Echo editorial on February 19, 'Politicians go to war over academy costs', Labour Coun Rob Curtis rightly reserved particular criticism for Plaid Cymru's Coun Nick Hodges, who is quoted as saying the Defence Technical Academy at St Athan would be an 'isolated gated village' and also that 'nearby towns would get an increase in squaddie rowdiness and drop-outs from the academy'.
A lovestruck Teesside squaddie will this weekend marry the man who saved her from a braying Iraqi mob.