drill instructor

a noncommissioned officer who instructs recruits in military marching and discipline
Syn: ↑drill master

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drill instructor,
an officer, usually noncommissioned, who drills soldiers in marching, handling guns, and other military maneuvers: »

... the determined enthusiasm of a platoon of boots bent on appeasing an exacting drill instructor (Time).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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