reg·​i·​men·​tal ˌre-jə-ˈmen-tᵊl How to pronounce regimental (audio)
: of or relating to a regiment

Examples of regimental in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her mother liked Frank and jokingly conspired against Frances, complaining about her dress sense or her regimental life style. Mary Costello, The New Yorker, 9 Oct. 2023 While more a matter of taste these days, these particular designs grew from regimental stripes and saw gentleman’s clubs and private schools develop their own signature weaves as a subtle calling card. Naomi Rougeau, Robb Report, 25 Aug. 2023 Military bands will perform, regimental flags will process down the ranks and the Officer in Command of the Parade will issue words of command to direct the soldiers. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 9 June 2023 The color, or regimental flag, which was trooped in the ceremony belongs to the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards. Reuters, NBC News, 17 June 2023 Her green heels added an elegant edge, but didn't stop her from gently petting the regimental mascot Irish wolfhound Turlough Mor (otherwise known as Seamus!). Stephanie Petit, Peoplemag, 16 Mar. 2023 India’s move came a day after Qi, a regimental commander in the People’s Liberation Army, became one of 1,200 torchbearers to carry the Olympic flame during its three-day relay through the Olympic Park and around several sporting venues in Beijing. Washington Post, 3 Feb. 2022 They are shown wearing regimental dress uniform and William wears the star and sash of the Order of the Garter, the highest order of chivalry in Britain, founded in 1348, to which he was appointed by Queen Elizabeth II in 2008. Town & Country, 13 June 2023 However, among his Black recruits was James Reese Europe tapped to lead the regimental marching band. Radhika Chalasani, ABC News, 25 Aug. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1629, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of regimental was in 1629

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“Regimental.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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