Synonyms
Etymology

1. admiral

noun. ['ˈædmɝəl'] any of several brightly colored butterflies.

Synonyms

  • nymphalid butterfly
  • brush-footed butterfly
  • four-footed butterfly

Etymology

  • admiral (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Admiral

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How do you pronounce admiral?

Pronounce admiral as ˈædmərəl.

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Example sentences of the word admiral


1. Adjective
A Navy captain is also just one step below the four admiral flag officer ranks.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The Navy's non-warrant-officer commissioned-officer ranks run from O-1 ensign to O-10 admiral.

Quotes containing the word admiral


1. This is Leo. I'm the... What's my title? Am I like, admiral, or captain, or...""Repair boy.""Very funny, Piper.
- Rick Riordan, The Son of Neptune

2. admiral

noun. ['ˈædmɝəl'] the supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral.

Synonyms

  • flag officer

Etymology

  • admiral (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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