lieutenant: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (l-ten'unt in Brit. use, except in the navy, lef-ten'unt), [key]
- Seefirst lieutenant.
- Seesecond lieutenant.
- a commissioned officer ranking between lieutenant junior grade and lieutenant commander.
- a person who holds an office, civil or military, in subordination to a superior for whom he or she acts: If he can't attend, he will send his lieutenant.
- lieutenant (Thesaurus)