lieutenant commander

noun
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of lieutenant commander

: a commissioned officer in the navy or coast guard ranking above a lieutenant and below a commander

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First Known Use of lieutenant commander

1839


LIEUTENANT COMMANDER Defined for English Language Learners

lieutenant commander

noun

Definition of lieutenant commander for English Language Learners

  • : an officer in the navy or coast guard who has a rank just below a commander


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