master chief petty officer

noun

Definition of master chief petty officer

: an enlisted man in the navy or coast guard ranking above a senior chief petty officer

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Recent Examples on the Web Later this month, Imel is posting a profile of Ortloff, who retired as the Navy fleet master chief petty officer for Europe and Africa. Diane Bell Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of master chief petty officer

1958, in the meaning defined above

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13 Aug 2021

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“Master chief petty officer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/master%20chief%20petty%20officer. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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