Dictionary

leatherneck

noun leath·er·neck \-thər-ˌnek\

Definition of LEATHERNECK

:  a member of the United States Marine Corps
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of LEATHERNECK

from the leather collar formerly part of the uniform
First Known Use: 1891

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: LeatheroidPrevious Word in the Dictionary: leathernAll Words Near: leatherneck
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears