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1. corporal

noun. ['ˈkɔrpɝəl, ˈkɔrprəl'] a noncommissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marines.

Synonyms

  • noncommissioned officer
  • enlisted officer

Antonyms

  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality
  • unworldly

Etymology

  • corporalis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Corporal

  • amoral
  • ancestral
  • antiviral
  • aral
  • astral
  • aural
  • auroral
  • austral
  • balmoral
  • boral
  • cabral
  • canaveral
  • cathedral
  • central
  • cerebral
  • cerebral
  • choral
  • coral
  • federal
  • feral

How do you pronounce corporal?

Pronounce corporal as ˈkɔrpərəl.

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Sentences with corporal


1. Noun, singular or mass
Enlistees with bachelor's degrees can join the Army as a specialist but not as a corporal.

2. Adjective
Although opposition to it is strong, corporal punishment still has some strong arguments for it.

Quotes about corporal


1. As a teacher of fourth-graders in a public school, where corporal punishement was not allowed, she had years of violence stored up and was, truth be told, sort of enjoying letting it out on Kona, who she felt could have been the poster child for the failure of public education.
- Christopher Moore, Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings

2. corporal

adjective. ['ˈkɔrpɝəl, ˈkɔrprəl'] affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit.

Synonyms

  • bodily
  • corporeal
  • physical

Antonyms

  • incorporeality
  • natural object
  • insulator
  • conductor

Etymology

  • corporalis (Latin)

3. corporal

adjective. ['ˈkɔrpɝəl, ˈkɔrprəl'] possessing or existing in bodily form.

Synonyms

  • embodied
  • corporeal
  • bodied
  • material
  • incarnate

Antonyms

  • unorganized
  • separate
  • unbodied
  • immateriality

Etymology

  • corporalis (Latin)
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