group captain

noun

Definition of group captain

: a commissioned officer in the British air force who ranks with a colonel in the army

Examples of group captain in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In terms of new music, the first Earth Libraries release was the debut LP by Birmingham group Captain Kudzu. Chris Davidson, al, "Local record label releases both new and vintage records," 15 Apr. 2020 Some of the aerial footage was even taken by live cameraman in the aircraft, like renowned pilot Leonard Cheshire, the youngest group captain in the Royal Air Force at the time. Olivia B. Waxman, Time, "What’s the Most Accurate D-Day Movie? Here’s What 3 Movies Got Right—and Wrong," 5 June 2019 Our Friday group captain Tom Shillue and Ed Henry coming up next. Fox News, "Scaramucci on Trump's Supreme Court pick, WH staff rumors," 30 June 2018

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First Known Use of group captain

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Group captain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/group%20captain. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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