from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person who enlists or is enlisted for service in the armed forces.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who enlists (or is enlisted), especially into the armed forces

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 draftee.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)


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