chief petty officer

noun

Definition of chief petty officer

  1. :  an enlisted man in the navy or coast guard ranking above a petty officer first class and below a senior chief petty officer

1865

First Known Use of chief petty officer

1865


CHIEF PETTY OFFICER Defined for Kids

chief petty officer

noun

Definition of chief petty officer for Students

  1. :  a petty officer in the navy or coast guard ranking below a senior chief petty officer


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