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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun adjutant:

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Definition of the noun adjutant

What does adjutant mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adjutants

  1. an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
  2. large Indian stork with a military gait

Alternative definition of the noun adjutant

noun

  1. [military] A lower-ranking officer who assists a higher-ranking officer with administrative affairs.
  2. An assistant.
  3. [zoology] A bird in the genus Leptoptilos of the stork family Ciconiidae.

Definition of the adjective adjutant

What does adjutant mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. The noun used as a modifier (e.g. adjutant officer).

Characters

  1. Adjutant is a fictional character from the 2012 film The Third Half.
  2. Adjutant is a fictional character from the film The Night Is Young.
  3. Adjutant is a fictional character from the film A Woman Commands.
  4. Adjutant is a fictional character in the 1999 film Sherdil.
  5. Adjutant is a fictional character from the 1934 film Lieutenant Kijé.
  6. Adjutant is a fictional character from the 1968 film Captain Florian of the Mill.
  7. Adjutant is a fictional character from the 2007 film The Mark of Cain.
  8. Adjutant is a fictional character from the 1954 film Conflict of Wings.
  9. Adjutant is a fictional character from the 2003 film Gods and Generals.
  10. Adjutant is a fictional character from the 2004 Anglo-American drama film The Aryan Couple.
  11. Adjutant is a fictional character from the 1982 film Gandhi.
  12. Adjutant is a fictional film character.

Miscellanea

Adjutant is a military rank or appointment. In some armies, including most English-speaking ones, it is an officer who assists a more senior officer, while in other armies, especially Francophone ones, it is an NCO, normally corresponding roughly to a staff sergeant or warrant officer.

Phrases with Adjutant

Phrases starting with the word Adjutant:

  1. adjutant bird
  2. adjutant stork
  3. adjutant general

Phrases ending with the word Adjutant:

  1. Lesser Adjutant
  2. Greater Adjutant

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adjutant

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Google previewThe Mind-Murders (1981)

by Janwillem Van de Wetering

*The ranks in the Amsterdam Municipal Police are constable, constable first class , sergeant, adjutant, inspector, chief inspector, commissaris, chief constable. An adjutant is a noncommissioned officer. feathers at the extreme ends of its wings.

Google previewTumbleweed (1976)

by Janwillem Van de Wetering

* Ranks of the Dutch Municipal Police are constable, constable first class, sergeant, adjutant, inspector, chief inspector, commissaris, chief constable. An adjutant is a noncommissioned officer.

Google previewIntroducing Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art (2012)

by Darren Hudson Hick

Standing 5 feet tall, with an 8-foot wingspan, the greater adjutant is an enormous bird. Its head is almost completely bald, topped with only strings of hair-like feathers, and is dominated by round, staring eyes and a massive, grey, ...

Google previewThe Book of Knowledge (1911)

by Arthur Mee

adjutant is a queer pouch which hangs down from the base of its neck. It can be closed or expanded at will, and it is supposed to have something to do with the bird's breathing. There is not a more famous stork than the ibis, which in Egypt is ...

Google previewLittell's Living Age (1892)

The adjutant is the forerunner of the rains in Bengal, and when the residents of Calcutta have been severely fried and baked by the dry heat in March, April, and May, they begin to look forward for that change in the weather, locally called the ...

Google previewThe Blond Baboon (1978)

by Janwillem Van de Wetering

*The ranks of the Amsterdam municipal police are: constable, constable first class, sergeant, Adjutant, inspector, chief inspector, commissaris. An Adjutant is a non- commissioned officer.

Google previewThe Living Age ... (1892)

The adjutant is the forerunner of the rains in Bengal, and when the residents of Calcutta have been severely fried and baked by the dry heat in March, April, and May, they begin to look forward for that change in the weather, locally called the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of United States Army Insignia and Uniforms (1996)

by William K. Emerson

CHAPTER FIFTEEN AFTER THE ARMY disbanded in 1783, there was no authorized adjutant general, although on 31...

Google previewGaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (2008)

A Collection of Quotations Pertaining to Archaeology, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Cosmology, Darwinism, Death, Engineering, Geology, Life, Mathematics, Medicine, Nature, Nursing, Paleontology, Philosophy, Physics, Probability, Science, Statistics, Technology, Theory, Universe, and Zoology by Carl C. Gaither, Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither

ANIMAL: BIRD: ADJUTANT Kipling, Lockwood 1837–1911 English illustrator, museum curator, and father of Rudyard Kipling For grotesque devilry of dancing the Indian adjutant beats creation. Don Quixote or Malcollo was not half so ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1896)

A dictionary of universal knowledge

ADJUTANT ADMINISTRATOR damage l>eing ascertained, an indorsement is made on the back of the policy, declaring the proportion of loss falling on each underwriter ; and on this indorsement being signed or initialled by the latter, the ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2J8U1T1A1N1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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