master sergeant


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master sergeant

n.
1.
a. A noncommissioned rank in the US Army that is above sergeant first class and below the position of sergeant major.
b. A noncommissioned rank in the US Air Force that is above technical sergeant and below senior master sergeant.
c. A noncommissioned rank in the US Marine Corps that is above gunnery sergeant and below the position of sergeant major.
2. One who holds the rank of master sergeant.

master sergeant

n
1. (Military) a senior noncommissioned officer in the US Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps and certain other military forces, ranking immediately below the most senior noncommissioned rank
2. (Nautical Terms) a senior noncommissioned officer in the US Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps and certain other military forces, ranking immediately below the most senior noncommissioned rank

mas′ter ser′geant


n.
1. a noncommissioned officer in the army ranking above a sergeant first class.
2. a noncommissioned officer in the air force ranking above a technical sergeant.
3. a noncommissioned officer in the marines ranking above a gunnery sergeant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.master sergeant - a senior noncommissioned officer in the Army or Marinesmaster sergeant - a senior noncommissioned officer in the Army or Marines
sergeant - any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal
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