Definition of enlisted
: of, relating to, or constituting the part of a military or naval force below commissioned or warrant officers
Recent Examples of enlisted from the Web
Nick Knight was a 27-year-old Navy enlisted member.
There are the thigh-high black leather boots worn by enlisted women to protect their legs from mosquitos before they were allowed to wear pants.
Thanks to the dozens of Air Force officers, enlisted men, and civilians who have written in to DANGER ROOM about which blogs are blocked — and which ones aren’t — on their base networks.
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First Known Use of enlisted
ENLISTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enlisted for English Language Learners
: serving in the armed forces in a rank below the rank of officers
ENLISTED Defined for Kids
Definition of enlisted for Students
: serving in the armed forces in a rank below a commissioned officer or warrant officer
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