musketeer

noun mus·ke·teer \ ˌməs-kə-ˈtir \

Definition of musketeer

1 : a soldier armed with a musket
2
[from the musketeers' friendship in the novel Les Trois Mousquetaires (1844) by Alexandre Dumas]
: a good friend : buddy

Examples of musketeer in a Sentence

  1. the two little musketeers were never seen apart

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Origin and Etymology of musketeer

modification of Middle French mousquetaire, from mousquet


MUSKETEER Defined for English Language Learners

musketeer

noun

Definition of musketeer for English Language Learners

  • : a soldier who has a musket


MUSKETEER Defined for Kids

musketeer

noun mus·ke·teer \ ˌmə-skə-ˈtir \

Definition of musketeer for Students

: a soldier armed with a musket


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