non-commissioned officer love

Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!

non-commissioned officer


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person of authority in the military who has not received a commission (a direct conveyance of authority from the sovereign government); as such they can have charge or control but not command in the most technical use of the word.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.