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Lieutenant meaning

lieutenant - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. An officer who supplies the place of a superior in his absence; a representative of, or substitute for, another in the performance of any duty.
  3. 3. A commissioned officer in the army, next below a captain.
  4. 4. A commissioned officer in the British navy, in rank next below a commander.
  5. 5. A commissioned officer in the United States navy, in rank next below a lieutenant commander.
  6. 6. A deputy; commissioned officer next below a captain.

lieutenant - examples of usage

  1. Lieutenant, I haven't seen him for more'n a year. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  2. " I'm only Lieutenant Grant. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  3. Lieutenant, we must get out of this." - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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