Definitions for brigadierˌbrɪg əˈdɪər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

brig•a•dierˌbrɪg əˈdɪər(n.)

  1. a British military officer of the rank between colonel and major general.

    Category: Military

  2. Category: Military

    Ref: brigadier general.

Origin of brigadier:

1670–80; < F


Princeton's WordNet

  1. brigadier, brigadier general(noun)

    a general officer ranking below a major general


  1. brigadier(Noun)

    An army rank; an officer commanding a brigade.

  2. brigadier(Noun)

    the highest field officer grade, below general officers, NATO grade O7


  1. Brigadier

    Brigadier is a senior military rank generally superior to the rank of colonel, and subordinate to major general. A brigadier typically commands a brigade consisting of three battalions. Many countries use the rank brigadier general rather than brigadier, and prior to the 1920s, so did members of the Commonwealth.

Anagrams of brigadier

  1. airbridge, air bridge

  2. Air bridge

  3. Airbridge

Translations for brigadier

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


in the army, the commander of a brigade.

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