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Synonyms of veteran

Noun


1. veteran, veteran soldier, serviceman, military man, man, military personnel

usage: a serviceman who has seen considerable active service; "the veterans laughed at the new recruits"

2. veteran, vet, ex-serviceman, serviceman, military man, man, military personnel

usage: a person who has served in the armed forces

3. veteran, old-timer, oldtimer, old hand, warhorse, old stager, stager, expert

usage: an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service

Adjective


1. seasoned, veteran(prenominal), experienced (vs. inexperienced), experient

usage: rendered competent through trial and experience; "a seasoned traveler"; "veteran steadiness"; "a veteran officer"

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