brigadier general

noun

Definition of brigadier general

  1. :  a commissioned officer in the army, air force, or marine corps who ranks above a colonel and whose insignia is one star

1690

First Known Use of brigadier general

1690


BRIGADIER GENERAL Defined for English Language Learners

brigadier general

noun

Definition of brigadier general for English Language Learners

  • : an officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps who is ranked above a colonel; also : the rank of a brigadier general


BRIGADIER GENERAL Defined for Kids

brigadier general

noun brig·a·dier general \ˌbri-gə-ˈdir-\

Definition of brigadier general for Students

  1. :  a commissioned officer in the army, air force, or marine corps ranking above a colonel



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