American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A person who enlists or is enlisted for service in the armed forces.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. any new member of an organization or supporter of a cause.
- n. an enlisted man or woman in the armed forces.
- n. a person who enlisted voluntarily in the armed forces; -- contrasted with
- n. any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
“The average American enlistee is more educated -- not less -- than the average young civilian.”
“The elder Swann, a retired Navy enlistee and Treasury Department worker, said he barely recognizes his son, who gave one-word responses during their 30-minute meetings when he was first arrested.”
“Marine enlistee was the Pittsburgh police shooter.”
“That is bad news for Russia, says Mr. Fetisov, the former enlistee, but at least those who serve will do so with fewer illusions.”
“One, each enlistee had to be a high school graduate.”
“In 1991 in Kileen Texas, Ex-Navy enlistee George Jo Hennard, Jr. slammed his truck into a Luby's restaurant and murdered 23 people with a pair of handguns before killing himself.”
“It feels right in so many ways," said Muse, who came to Washington in 1996 as a Teach for America enlistee, teaching math at Eastern High School, then left to attend drama school to study directing, and returned in 2003 to direct at Studio, Arena Stage and the Shakespeare Theatre.”
“She went to the elite Pape School, spent several summers in Havana with monied friends and ended up at Burnham-by-the-Sea, a mansion doubling as a summer girl's academy in Newport, R.I. She left the University of Florida in her senior year to marry a man of a very different cut, an Air Force enlistee stationed in Savannah.”
“But counterterrorism analysts warn that his evolution from propagandist to alleged terrorist-enlistee exemplifies the growing trend of young Americans whose passports and appearance make them valued potential operatives.”
“It was about changing an institution so that it was clear to every enlistee and every officer that being gay was good.”
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