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chief petty officer

noun

Definition of CHIEF PETTY OFFICER

:  an enlisted man in the navy or coast guard ranking above a petty officer first class and below a senior chief petty officer

First Known Use of CHIEF PETTY OFFICER

1865
CHIEF PETTY OFFICER Defined for Kids

chief petty officer

noun

Definition of CHIEF PETTY OFFICER for Kids

:  a petty officer in the navy or coast guard ranking below a senior chief petty officer
June 30, 2015
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