a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑military officer, ↑officer

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • noncom — oncom n. A noncommissioned officer; a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noncom — (noncommissioned officer) non·com || ‚nÉ‘n kÉ‘m /‚nÉ’n kÉ’m n. enlisted man; military officer without a commission (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • noncom — [nän′käm΄] n. [Informal] short for NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER …   English World dictionary

  • noncom. — noncommissioned. * * * non|com «NON KOM», noun, adjective. Informal. –n. a noncommissioned officer: »To all appearances an impeccable soldier, he is a wizard at getting the better of noncoms (Atlantic). –adj. noncommissioned. noncom.,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • noncom — noun Date: 1883 noncommissioned officer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • noncom — /non kom /, n. Informal. a noncommissioned officer. [1740 50; short for NONCOMMISSIONED] * * * …   Universalium

  • noncom. — noncommissioned. * * * …   Universalium

  • noncom — noun Shortened term for a non commissioned officer, such as a sergeant (army) or petty officer (navy) …   Wiktionary

  • noncom — Synonyms and related words: NCO, acting corporal, acting sergeant, centurion, chief warrant officer, color sergeant, corporal, first sergeant, havildar, lance corporal, lance sergeant, master sergeant, mess sergeant, naik, noncommissioned officer …   Moby Thesaurus

  • noncom — non·com …   English syllables

  • noncom — non•com [[t]ˈnɒnˌkɒm[/t]] n. Informal. mil noncommissioned officer • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

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