ex-serviceman
ex-serviceman ex-serviceman n. a person who has served in the armed forces.

Syn: veteran, vet. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • ex-serviceman — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ex serviceman : singular ex serviceman plural ex servicemen a man who used to be in the armed services …   English dictionary

  • ex-serviceman — ex serv·ice·man || ‚eks sɜːvɪsmÉ™n one who has served in the armed forces (especially during wartime) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ex-serviceman — (or ex servicewoman) noun (plural ex servicemen or ex servicewomen) Brit. a former member of the armed forces …   English new terms dictionary

  • ex-serviceman — /ɛk ˈsɜvəsmən/ (say ek servuhsmuhn) noun (plural ex servicemen) a man who has served in one of the armed services, especially during wartime. –ex servicewoman, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • ex-serviceman — noun plural ex servicemen (C) especially BrE a man who used to be in the army, navy, or airforce …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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