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PETTY OFFICER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does petty officer mean? 

PETTY OFFICER (noun)
  The noun PETTY OFFICER has 1 sense:

1. a noncommissioned officer in the navy with a rank comparable to sergeant in the army

  Familiarity information: PETTY OFFICER used as a noun is very rare.


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PETTY OFFICER (noun)


Sense 1petty officer [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A noncommissioned officer in the navy with a rank comparable to sergeant in the army

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

P.O.; petty officer; PO

Hypernyms ("petty officer" is a kind of...):

noncom; noncommissioned officer (a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "petty officer"):

master-at-arms (the senior petty officer; responsible for discipline aboard ship)


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