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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rear admiral mean? 

  The noun REAR ADMIRAL has 1 sense:

1. an admiral junior to a vice admiral

  Familiarity information: REAR ADMIRAL used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1rear admiral [BACK TO TOP]


An admiral junior to a vice admiral

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Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("rear admiral" is a kind of...):

flag officer (a senior naval officer above the rank of captain)

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