lieutenant junior grade

noun

Definition of lieutenant junior grade

plural lieutenants junior grade
: a commissioned officer in the navy or coast guard ranking above an ensign and below a lieutenant

First Known Use of lieutenant junior grade

circa 1909


LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE Defined for Kids

lieutenant junior grade

noun

Definition of lieutenant junior grade for Students

: a commissioned officer in the navy or coast guard ranking above an ensign

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up lieutenant junior grade? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to remove or wipe out

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!