top sergeant
noun Date: 1898 first sergeant 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Top sergeant — Top ser geant, n. same as First Sergeant. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • top sergeant — ☆ top sergeant n. Informal FIRST SERGEANT …   English World dictionary

  • top sergeant — noun : first sergeant 1 * * * Mil. Slang. a first sergeant. [1915 20] * * * top sergeant, U.S. Informal. the first sergeant of a military company; top kick …   Useful english dictionary

  • top sergeant — top′ ser′geant n. mil a first sergeant • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • top sergeant — 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, noncom, noncommissioned …   Moby Thesaurus

  • top sergeant — Mil. Slang. a first sergeant. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • Top Sergeant (Autobiography) — Top Sergeant: The Life and Times of Sergeant Major of the Army William G. Bainbridge (ISBN 0 449 90892 5) is the autobiography of William G. Bainbridge, the fifth man to serve as Sergeant Major of the Army. This memoir was co authored by Dan… …   Wikipedia

  • sergeant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. noncommissioned officer, NCO; staff sergeant, sergeant major, top sergeant, top [kick] (sl.), gunny (sl.), etc. See combatant. II (Roget s IV) n. Kinds of sergeants include: master sergeant, staff… …   English dictionary for students

  • sergeant — Synonyms and related words: G man, MP, NCO, acting corporal, acting sergeant, bailiff, beadle, beagle, bound bailiff, captain, catchpole, centurion, chief of police, chief warrant officer, color sergeant, commissioner, constable, corporal, deputy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • top kick — top′ kick n. Slang. mil a first sergeant • Etymology: 1915–20, amer …   From formal English to slang

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