master chief petty officer of the navy

noun phrase

: the ranking petty officer in the navy serving as adviser to the chief of naval operations

Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of master chief petty officer of the navy was in 1966

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“Master chief petty officer of the navy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/master%20chief%20petty%20officer%20of%20the%20navy. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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master chief petty officer of the navy

noun

: a master chief petty officer in the navy who advises the chief of naval operations
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