Definition of Second lieutenant

1. Noun. A commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps holding the lowest rank.

Exact synonyms: 2nd Lieutenant
Generic synonyms: Lieutenant



Definition of Second lieutenant

1. Noun. The lowest rank of a commissioned army officer, below a lieutenant. ¹

2. Noun. The lowest rank of a commissioned officer in the United States Army, United States Air Force, or United States Marine Corps, below a first lieutenant. The rank of second lieutenant is equivalent to the naval rank of ensign. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Second lieutenant

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1. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1915)
"Geoffrey F. Woolf, second lieutenant, gazetted lieutenant in the Army ... Arthur M. Solomon, sergeant, Ninth Company of London, promoted second lieutenant. ..."

2. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1915)
"Harry Infield, second lieutenant, Twelfth County of London, promoted lieutenant. ... Eric Pinder Davis, second lieutenant 10th Essex, promoted lieutenant. ..."

3. Scott's Official History of the American Negro in the World War by Emmett Jay Scott (1919)
"Gurney E. Nelson, second lieutenant, ORC, Greensboro, NC, to Camp Grant. ... Wade H. Powell, second lieutenant, ORC, Atlanta, Georgia, to Camp Dodge. ..."

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