Definition of Military man

1. Noun. Someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force. "Two men stood sentry duty"




Lexicographical Neighbors of Military Man

military formation
military governor
military greeting
military group
military headquarters
military hospital
military installation
military intelligence
military issue
military junta
military law
military leader
military machine
military man (current term)
military march
military medicine
military mission
military music
military neurosis
military nursing
military officer
military operation
military order
military pace
military personnel
military plane
military police
military policeman

Literary usage of Military man

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

1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"military man, but changed ouce more to & quaker shortly before his father's death. He had several estates from his grandfather Pru- dom, and his father's ..."

2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"A suggested derivation is the synonymous French word pikin, or civilian, as contradistinguished to the military man. Instead of a call I write you a letter, ..."

3. A History of Illinois, from Its Commencement as a State in 1818 to 1847 by Thomas Ford, James Shields (1854)
"... broke down—Arrival of Craig's company—Protest of officers and signs of mutiny—Put down by Gen. Henry—His character as a military man—March for Rock ..."

4. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"Now, then, Sir—on any account whatever, —by behaviour ever so bad, or by behaviour ever so meritorious,—suppose a non-military man to have rendered himself ..."

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