Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

field marshal

noun

Simple Definition of field marshal

  • : the highest ranking military officer in the British Army

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of field marshal

  1. :  the highest ranking military officer (as in the British army)

1614

First Known Use of field marshal

1614


Learn More about field marshal


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up field marshal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by propriety and good taste

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

angry prompt oily maudlin
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ