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1. sergeant

noun. ['ˈsɑːrdʒənt'] any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal.

Synonyms

  • gunnery sergeant
  • color sergeant
  • staff sergeant
  • enlisted officer
  • recruiting-sergeant
  • senior master sergeant
  • master sergeant
  • technical sergeant
  • command sergeant major
  • sergeant major
  • noncom
  • SMSgt
  • sergeant first class
  • noncommissioned officer

Etymology

  • sergeant (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sergeant

  • sargent
  • sargeant
  • largent

How to spell sergeant? Is it seargeant? Or sergent? Common misspellings are:

  • seargeant
  • sergent

Example sentences of the word sergeant


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your police force may permit you to work under a detective sergeant or a detective constable.

2. Adjective
Soldiers must score at least 450 out of 800 to be considered for the staff sergeant promotion.

2. sergeant-at-law

noun. an English barrister of the highest rank.

Synonyms

  • barrister
  • serjeant-at-law
  • sergeant

3. recruiting-sergeant

noun. a sergeant deputized to enlist recruits.

Synonyms

  • recruiter

4. sergeant

noun. ['ˈsɑːrdʒənt'] a lawman with the rank of sergeant.

Synonyms

  • desk sergeant
  • deskman
  • station keeper
  • police sergeant
  • peace officer
  • law officer
  • buck sergeant

Etymology

  • sergeant (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. sergeant

noun. ['ˈsɑːrdʒənt'] an English barrister of the highest rank.

Synonyms

  • barrister
  • serjeant-at-law
  • sergeant-at-law

Etymology

  • sergeant (Middle English (1100-1500))
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