Definitions

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

  • noun A soldier in the infantry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A foot-soldier.

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  • noun a soldier employed in an infantry role

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

  • noun fights on foot with small arms

Etymologies

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infantry +‎ man

Examples

  • DS: Having been a Marine infantryman is central to what goes into these books.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • DS: Having been a Marine infantryman is central to what goes into these books.

    David Sherman chats with Sci Fi Bookshelf about Starfist

  • In the Army, the average age of the infantryman is nineteen years old.

    Gulf War II

  • But the world of an infantryman is unlike any other, and a soldier’s motivations in battle are hard to judge from the outside looking in.

    The Road to Haditha

  • But the world of an infantryman is unlike any other, and a soldier’s motivations in battle are hard to judge from the outside looking in.

    The Road to Haditha

  • The bomb had gone out of fashion, and it was realised that the principal weapon of the infantryman was the rifle.

    The Story of the "9th King's" in France

  • He who knows the morale of the infantryman, which is put to the hardest proof, knows the morale of all the combatants.

    Battle Studies

  • The infantryman was the 140th Canadian soldier to die in Afghanistan since Canadian soldiers first went there in 2002 to fight the Taliban.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • The infantryman was the 140th Canadian soldier to die in Afghanistan since Canadian soldiers first went there in 2002 to fight the Taliban.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • The infantryman was the 140th Canadian soldier to die in Afghanistan since Canadian soldiers first went there in 2002 to fight the Taliban.

    canada.com Top Stories

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