Definition of Naval officer
1. Noun. An officer in the navy.
Generic synonyms: Military Officer, Officer
Specialized synonyms: Naval Commander
Specialized synonyms: Admiral Byrd, Byrd, Richard E. Byrd, Richard Evelyn Byrd, Decatur, Stephen Decatur, Admiral Dewey, Dewey, George Dewey, David Glasgow Farragut, Farragut, Hull, Isaac Hull, Alfred Thayer Mahan, Mahan, Admiral Nimitz, Chester Nimitz, Chester William Nimitz, Nimitz, Matthew Calbraith Perry, Perry, Hyman George Rickover, Hyman Rickover, Rickover
Lexicographical Neighbors of Naval Officer
Literary usage of Naval officer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1895)
"RHIND, Alexander Golden, naval officer, was born in New York city Oct. 31, 1821. He was appointed midshipman from Alabama in September, 1838, made several ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"188,14 Stat. at L., 546, he was entitled, for the period from June 13,1872, to April 28,1874, to share equally with the collector, the naval officer and two ..."
3. A Law Dictionary: Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1843)
"naval officer. The name of an officer of the United States whose duties are prescribed by various acts of congress. naval officers are appointed for the ..."
4. The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans ...by John Howard Brown by John Howard Brown (1904)
"PERRY, Matthew Calbraith, naval officer, was born in 1821 ; son of Matthe%v and Jane (Slidell) Perry. He entered the US navy as midshipman, June 1,1835, ..."
5. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1903)
"Now, however, as always, the highest type of naval officer is that wherein great professional knowledge is added to force of character. ..."
6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1830)
"The King'* Own. By the author of the " naval officer." la three volumes, STO. London : Colburn and Bentley. 1830. The Mussulman. By RR Madden, Esq. Author ..."