chief warrant officer

noun

Definition of chief warrant officer

: a warrant officer of senior rank in the armed forces; also : a commissioned officer in the navy or coast guard ranking below an ensign

First Known Use of chief warrant officer

1917


CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER Defined for Kids

chief warrant officer

noun

Definition of chief warrant officer for Students

: a warrant officer in any of the three top grades

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