Meaning of aide-de-camp

aide-de-camp

Pronunciation: (ād'du-kamp'), [key]
— pl. aides-de-camp.
  1. a subordinate military or naval officer acting as a confidential assistant to a superior, usually to a general officer or admiral.
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