lance corporal

noun

Definition of lance corporal

:an enlisted man in the marine corps ranking above a private first class and below a corporal

Origin and Etymology of lance corporal

lance (as in obsolete lancepesade lance corporal, from Middle French lancepessade)


LANCE CORPORAL Defined for English Language Learners

lance corporal

noun

Definition of lance corporal for English Language Learners

  • : a person in the U.S. Marines, the Royal Marines, or the British Army with a rank just below that of corporal


LANCE CORPORAL Defined for Kids

lance corporal

noun

Definition of lance corporal for Students

:an enlisted person in the marine corps ranking above a private first class

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