sergeant major of the army

noun phrase

: the ranking noncommissioned officer of the army serving as adviser to the chief of staff

Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sergeant major of the army was in 1966

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“Sergeant major of the army.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sergeant%20major%20of%20the%20army. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

sergeant major of the army

: a sergeant major who advises the senior commanding officer of the army
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