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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chevron mean? 

CHEVRON (noun)
  The noun CHEVRON has 2 senses:

1. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
2. an inverted V-shaped charge

  Familiarity information: CHEVRON used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CHEVRON (noun)

Sense 1chevron [BACK TO TOP]


V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


chevron; grade insignia; stripes; stripe

Context example:

they earned their stripes in Kuwait

Hypernyms ("chevron" is a kind of...):

badge (an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.))

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)

Sense 2chevron [BACK TO TOP]


An inverted V-shaped charge

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("chevron" is a kind of...):

armorial bearing; bearing; charge; heraldic bearing (heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield)

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