aide-de-camp

noun \ ˌād-di-ˈkamp , -ˈkäⁿ \

Definition of aide-de-camp

plural aides-de-camp play \ˌād(z)-di-\
: a military aide; also : a civilian aide usually to an executive

Origin and Etymology of aide-de-camp

French aide de camp, literally, camp assistant


AIDE-DE-CAMP Defined for English Language Learners

aide-de-camp

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Definition of aide-de-camp for English Language Learners

  • : a military officer who assists another high-ranking officer


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