infantryman
noun Date: 1883 an infantry soldier

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • infantryman — 1837, from INFANTRY (Cf. infantry) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • infantryman — [in′fən trēmən] n. pl. infantrymen [in′fən trēmən] a soldier in the infantry …   English World dictionary

  • infantryman — UK [ˈɪnfəntrɪmən] / US noun [countable] Word forms infantryman : singular infantryman plural infantrymen UK [ˈɪnfəntrɪmən] / US a soldier who fights on foot …   English dictionary

  • infantryman — infantry ► NOUN ▪ foot soldiers collectively. DERIVATIVES infantryman noun. ORIGIN Italian infanteria, from infante youth, infantryman …   English terms dictionary

  • infantryman — Synonyms and related words: Zouave, ambulator, backpacker, bersagliere, carabineer, chasseur, dogface, doughfoot, expert rifleman, foot passenger, foot soldier, foot traveler, footslogger, fusileer, grenadier, grunt, hiker, hitchhiker, hoofer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • infantryman — [[t]ɪ̱nfəntrimən[/t]] infantrymen N COUNT An infantryman is a soldier who fights on foot …   English dictionary

  • infantryman — /in feuhn tree meuhn/, n., pl. infantrymen. a soldier of the infantry. [1880 85; INFANTRY + MAN1] Usage. See man. * * * …   Universalium

  • infantryman — noun a soldier employed in an infantry role Syn: foot soldier, infanteer …   Wiktionary

  • infantryman — in|fan|try|man [ˈınfəntrimən] n plural infantrymen [ mən] a soldier who fights on foot …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • infantryman — in|fan|try|man [ ınfəntrimən ] (plural in|fan|try|men [ ınfəntrimən ] ) noun count a soldier who fights on foot …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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