Definition of Lieutenant junior grade

1. Noun. An officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant and above ensign.




Definition of Lieutenant junior grade

1. Noun. A commissioned officer of the United States Navy whose rank is above an ensign's and below a lieutenant, or a corresponding rank in other navies. ¹

2. Noun. A commissioned officer in the United States Coast Guard, Public Health Service, or National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration whose rank is above an ensign and below a lieutenant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lieutenant Junior Grade

lies
liest
lieth
lieu
lieu jaune
lieus
lieutenancies
lieutenancy
lieutenant
lieutenant JG
lieutenant colonel
lieutenant commander
lieutenant commanders
lieutenant general
lieutenant governor
lieutenant junior grade (current term)
lieutenantry
lieutenants
lieutenantship
lieutenantships
lieutenaunt
lieve
liever
lievest
life
life's a bitch
life's not all skittles and beer
life-and-death

Literary usage of Lieutenant junior grade

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1920)
"LEVY, NEVILLE, promoted lieutenant (junior grade), for temporary service, USN, ... appointed lieutenant (junior grade), for temporary service, USN, Sept. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"1067) to a lieutenant, junior grade, at sea during his first five years in that rank, and for the period from September 9, 1899, to September 8, 1900, ..."

3. Report of the Board of Statutory Consolidation by Adolph Julius Rodenbeck (1907)
"A division, other than an engineer or a signal division, part of a battalion shall consist of one lieutenant ; one lieutenant, junior grade; two ensigns; ..."

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