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Definition of the noun aide-de-camp

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noun - plural: aides-de-camp

  1. an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer

Alternative definition of the noun aide-de-camp

noun

  1. A military officer who serves as an adjutant to a higher ranking officer, prince or other high political dignitary.

Characters

  1. Aide-de-Camp is a fictional character from the 2001 film Ocean's Eleven.
  2. Aide-de-camp a.k.a. Aide de Camp is a fictional character from the 2013 film The Liberator.
  3. Aide-de-camp a.k.a. Aide de Camp is a fictional character from the 1993 film Yankee Zulu.
  4. Aide-de-camp a.k.a. Aide De Camp is a fictional character from the 2005 film The Brothers Grimm.
  5. Aide-de-camp a.k.a. Aide de camp is a fictional character from the 1960 film A Breath of Scandal.
  6. Aide-de-camp a.k.a. Aide de Camp is a fictional film character.

Miscellanea

Aide-De-Camp: An aide-de-camp is a personal assistant or secretary to a person of high rank, usually a senior military or government officer, a member of a Royal Family, or a head of state. This is not to be confused with an adjutant, who is the senior administrator of a military unit. The first aide-de-camp is typically the foremost personal aide.

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Google previewThe United Service Magazine (1851)

The first Aide-de-Camp is a Lieutenant-Colonel of the Etat Major, the others, of whom there are eleven, consist of six field officers and two Captains,

Google previewColburn's united service magazine (1851)

The first Aide-de-Camp is a Lieutenant-Colonel of the Etat Major, the others, of whom there are eleven, consist of six field officers and two Captains,

Google previewA Military Dictionary (1876)

Comprising Terms, Scientific and Otherwise, Connected with the Science of War by G. de Saint-Clair-Stevenson

Aide-de-camp — An officer attached to the personal staff of a general ...

Google previewVocabulary Dictionary and Workbook (2006)

2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips

aide-de-camp (ād-di-KAMP) n. An aide-de-camp is a military officer who serves as confidential assistant to a superior (usually a general or admiral). Sometimes the word is used informally to refer to someone whose function is similar to that of ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

aide-de-camp (ayd-der-kom) noun (plural aides-de-camp) (ayd-der-kom ) an offtcer acting as personal assistant and secretary to a general, governor, etc. [AIDE + French de camp at camp] Aids (aydz) noun also AIDS a serious viral ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

by William Dwight Whitney

An aide-de-camp : so called by abbreviation. — 5. pi. In the manbge, the helps by which a horseman contributes toward the motion or action required of a horse, as by a judicious use of the heel, leg, rein, or Bpur court of aid, in Frencli hist., ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

An aide-de-camp: so called by abbreviation. -5. pl. In the manège, the helps by which a horseman contributes toward the motion or action required of a horse, as by a judicious use of the heel, leg, rein, or spur.—Court of aid, in French hist, ...

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