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master sergeant

Definitions

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

  • n. A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. Army that is above sergeant first class and below the position of sergeant major.
  • n. A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. Air Force that is above technical sergeant and below senior master sergeant.
  • n. A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. Marine Corps that is above gunnery sergeant and below the position of sergeant major.
  • n. One who holds the rank of master sergeant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A non-commissioned officer in the United States Army, ranking above sergeant first class and below sergeant major; equal in grade and pay to a first sergeant.
  • n. A non-commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps, ranking above gunnery sergeant and below master gunnery sergeant or sergeant major.
  • n. A non-commissioned officer in the United States Air Force, ranking above technical sergeant and below senior master sergeant.

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

  • n. a senior noncommissioned officer in the Army or Marines

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Examples

  • I knew my air force master sergeant dad was watching from heaven, his chest puffed up with button-busting pride.

    Riding Rockets

  • When the launch came in a burly master sergeant sprang out onto the sand, turned back to receive a blanket-draped form into his arms.

    The Thorn Birds

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