Definitions

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

  • noun A member of a military reserve.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A soldier who belongs to the reserve.

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

  • noun engraving A member of a reserve force of soldiers or militia.

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  • noun A soldier who is assigned as reserved; after training, no longer in full active duty.

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

  • noun a member of a military reserve

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A Navy reservist from the Philadelphia area, Lenny had a background in the computer industry and had done a previous tour at Guantánamo Bay’s Camp X‑Ray.

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  • A Navy reservist from the Philadelphia area, Lenny had a background in the computer industry and had done a previous tour at Guantánamo Bay’s Camp X‑Ray.

    The Ploy

  • As we are about to hear from an army reservist, that is not what they should be doing.

    CNN Transcript Jun 13, 2008

  • Again, as I say, they could face the death penalty, that the reservist is a 26-year-old man who was, lived in Israel.

    CNN Transcript Jul 19, 2002

  • This must take place within the framework of the law and becoming a reservist is a concrete way of getting involved.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This must take place within the framework of the law and becoming a reservist is a concrete way of getting involved.

    POSITIVE RESPONSE TO ANC CALL FOR RESERVISTS

  • One of the Captin's I fly with as a reservist is the Wal-Mart eye doctor.

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  • But here's a pet peeve from the media coverage, where Corporal Megeney is referred to repeatedly as a "reservist". maybe more than once your humble e-scribbler has let that word slip from his own lips or typed them onto a page somewhere.

    A soldier, once and always

  • B. Thomas Marking is a "reservist" emergency responder for the Federal Emergency Management

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  • Warren Gross, a 56-year-old Army reservist and optometrist with a practice in Miami Beach.

    Eye doctors salvage sight in war zone

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