noun rang·er \ˈrān-jər\

: a person in charge of managing and protecting part of a public forest

: a person in charge of managing and protecting part of a national park

: a soldier in the U.S. Army who has special training especially in fighting at close range

Full Definition of RANGER

a :  the keeper of a British royal park or forest
b :  forest ranger
:  one that ranges
a :  one of a body of organized armed men who range over a region especially to enforce the law
b :  a soldier specially trained in close-range fighting and in raiding tactics

Examples of RANGER

  1. She's now a ranger at a national forest in Montana.
  2. We were fortunate enough to get a tour from a ranger when we visited Yellowstone National Park.

First Known Use of RANGER

14th century

Rhymes with RANGER


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