1. lieutenant

noun. ['luːˈtɛnənt'] a commissioned military officer.


  • first lieutenant
  • second lieutenant
  • 2nd lieutenant
  • commissioned military officer
  • 1st lieutenant

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Rhymes with Lieutenant

  • tennent
  • tennant
  • pennant

How do you pronounce lieutenant?

Pronounce lieutenant as luˈtɛnənt.

US - How to pronounce lieutenant in American English

UK - How to pronounce lieutenant in British English

How do you spell lieutenant? Is it lieutentant ?

A common misspelling of lieutenant is lieutentant

Sentences with lieutenant

1. Noun, singular or mass
In addition, officers must be promoted to the rank of lieutenant or they will lose their commission.

2. Adjective
Other than filing fees, the procedure is identical if you're running for the lieutenant governor position.

Quotes about lieutenant

1. You know, lieutenant, you wear your weapon the way other women wear pearls.""It's not a fashion accessory.
- J.D. Robb, Naked in Death

2. lieutenant

noun. ['luːˈtɛnənt'] an officer in a police force.


  • peace officer
  • law officer
  • police lieutenant


  • bad person
  • dominant

3. lieutenant

noun. ['luːˈtɛnənt'] an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent.


  • deputy
  • second-in-command
  • supporter
  • helper
  • assistant
  • vice-regent
  • vicar-general


  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen
  • act

4. lieutenant

noun. ['luːˈtɛnənt'] an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant commander and above lieutenant junior grade.