warrant officer

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

warrant officer

noun

: an officer of middle rank in various branches of the armed forces

Full Definition of WARRANT OFFICER

1
:  an officer in the armed forces holding rank by virtue of a warrant and ranking above a noncommissioned officer and below a commissioned officer
2
:  a commissioned officer ranking below an ensign in the navy or coast guard and below a second lieutenant in the marine corps

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