Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An enlisted person in the US Navy, serving either with the Navy or the Marines, who has been trained to give first aid and basic medical treatment, especially in combat situations.
  • noun A member of a government-sponsored group designated as a corps.

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  • noun An enlisted person in the U.S. Navy who works in a hospital.
  • noun An enlisted person in the U.S. Army who works as a field medic.

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Examples

  • He then ran through a series of gaffes Obama has made over the years before settling on his favorite one: the president pronouncing the word "corpsman" as "corpseman."

    Sean Hannity On Obama: 'I Don't Think He's That Smart' (VIDEO)

  • Eventually, Hannity just started repeating the word "corpsman" over and over again.

    Sean Hannity On Obama: 'I Don't Think He's That Smart' (VIDEO)

  • In another of the documents, a Navy corpsman is quoted as saying, "there was a lot of peer pressure to keep one's mouth shut."

    12/15/2004

  • If you call of school or close early ... doubleR: I see where our Harvard-educated Narcissist-in-Chief not once, but twice pronounced the word corpsman as "Corpse-man" during a speech.

    columbiatribune.com stories

  • If you call of school or close early ... doubleR: I see where our Harvard-educated Narcissist-in-Chief not once, but twice pronounced the word corpsman as "Corpse-man" during a speech.

    columbiatribune.com stories

  • Here is a Harvard graduate who doesn't know how to pronounce the word "corpsman" - and zigzagging between his two teleprompters, refers not once, but twice to the patriot he's using to burnish his own image as a "corpse man"

    Mommy Life

  • Obama calls a corpsman a "corpseman" | Field & Stream

    Obama calls a corpsman a "corpseman"

  • Today in his speech Obama called a corpsman a "corpseman".

    Obama calls a corpsman a "corpseman"

  • Their corpsman was their most diligent letter writer, a fact attributed to his being married.

    The Village

  • Their corpsman was their most diligent letter writer, a fact attributed to his being married.

    The Village

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