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

First Known Use of master chief petty officer

1958, in the meaning defined above

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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 20 Apr. 2021.

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