Definitions

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

  • noun A noncommissioned officer.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of non-commissioned.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A noncommissioned officer; a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A non-commissioned officer, such as a sergeant (army) or petty officer (navy).

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

  • noun a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel

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Examples

  • A long-term noncom who was kicked upstairs beyond his ability?

    REBELS: THE LIBERATED, BOOK III OF III

  • A long-term noncom who was kicked upstairs beyond his ability?

    REBELS: THE LIBERATED, BOOK III OF III

  • He has shown an attitude in the past which I can only characterize as noncom -, munal.

    Across The Sea Of Suns

  • Some two-thirds were women, the very young, the old, the handicapped: time porters, nurses, whatever kind of noncom­batants were required.

    Two in Time

  • Tillman had left the military several years earlier, but everything about him shouted army noncom.

    Gideon’s war

  • Tillman had left the military several years earlier, but everything about him shouted army noncom.

    Gideon’s war

  • Tillman had left the military several years earlier, but everything about him shouted army noncom.

    Gideon’s war

  • Tillman had left the military several years earlier, but everything about him shouted army noncom.

    Gideon’s war

  • His maintenance person, an active-duty Navy petty officer, was to be the noncom in charge of keeping the aircraft airworthy until more parts and personnel could be flown in.

    Day by Day Armageddon: Beyond Exile

  • More banter went on until I finally convinced the Marine on the radio to put me on with the senior noncom present.

    Day by Day Armageddon: Beyond Exile

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