Serviceman


Serviceman

The term "serviceman", alternatively "service member", refers to an enlisted individual in the armed forces. More generally, the term can be applied to officers as well. For more information see:

*Soldier
*Sailor or Seaman
*Airman
*Marine (military)


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  • serviceman — [sʉr′vis man΄, sʉr′vismən] n. pl. servicemen [sʉr′vismen΄, sʉr′vismən] 1. a member of the armed forces 2. a person whose work is servicing or repairing something [a radio serviceman]: also written service man …   English World dictionary

  • serviceman — serviceman, servicewoman (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See combatant …   English dictionary for students

  • serviceman — (or servicewoman) ► NOUN 1) a person serving in the armed forces. 2) a person providing maintenance for machinery …   English terms dictionary

  • serviceman — UK [ˈsɜː(r)vɪsmən] / US [ˈsɜrvɪsmən] noun [countable] Word forms serviceman : singular serviceman plural servicemen UK [ˈsɜː(r)vɪsmən] / US [ˈsɜrvɪsmən] a man who is a member of the armed forces …   English dictionary

  • serviceman — /serr vis man , meuhn/, n., pl. servicemen / men , meuhn/. 1. a member of the armed forces of a country. 2. a person whose occupation is to maintain or repair equipment: a television serviceman. [1920 25; SERVICE1 + MAN1] Usage. See man. * * * …   Universalium

  • serviceman — Synonyms and related words: Amazon, air serviceman, armed forces, brave, cannon fodder, cobbler, doctor, fighter, fighting man, fixer, food for powder, forces, halberdier, hoplite, legionary, little Miss Fixit, maintenance man, man at arms,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • serviceman — [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)vɪsmən[/t]] servicemen N COUNT A serviceman is a man who is in the army, navy, or air force …   English dictionary

  • serviceman — s ( nen, servicemän, best. pl. servicemännen) …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • serviceman — karys statusas Aprobuotas sritis karo prievolė apibrėžtis Lietuvos Respublikos pilietis, atliekantis tikrąją karo tarnybą. atitikmenys: angl. military man; serviceman; soldier; warrior vok. Soldat šaltinis Karo prievolės administravimo tarnybos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • serviceman — noun Date: 1899 1. a male member of the armed forces 2. a man employed to repair or maintain equipment 3. a gas station attendant …   New Collegiate Dictionary