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Found 3 items, similar to veteran.
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English → English (WordNet)
adj : rendered competent through trial and experience; “troops
seasoned in combat”; “a seasoned traveler”; “veteran
steadiness”; “a veteran officer” [syn: seasoned, veteran(a)]
n 1: a serviceman who has seen considerable active service; “the
veterans laughed at the new recruits” [syn: veteran soldier
2: a person who has served in the armed forces [syn: vet, ex-serviceman]
3: an experienced person who has been through many battles;
someone who has given long service [syn: old-timer, oldtimer,
old hand, warhorse, old stager, stager]
English → English (gcide)
Veteran \Vet"er*an\, a. [L. veteranus, from vetus, veteris, old;
akin to Gr. ? year, Skr. vatsara. See Wether.]
Long exercised in anything, especially in military life and
the duties of a soldier; long practiced or experienced; as, a
veteran officer or soldier; veteran skill.
The insinuating eloquence and delicate flattery of
veteran diplomatists and courtiers. --Macaulay.
Veteran \Vet"er*an\, n. [L. veteranus (sc. miles): cf. F.
One who has been long exercised in any service or art,
particularly in war; one who has had.
Ensigns that pierced the foe's remotest lines,
The hardy veteran with tears resigns. --Addison.
Note: In the United States, during the civil war, soldiers
who had served through one term of enlistment and had
re["e]nlisted were specifically designated veterans.