Associations to the word «Midshipman»


MIDSHIPMAN, noun. (nautical) An officer of the lowest rank in several navies; especially, a trainee officer.
MIDSHIPMAN, noun. (nautical) (uncountable) This officer rank.
MIDSHIPMAN, noun. A midshipman fish.
MIDSHIPMAN FISH, noun. Any of the toadfishes of genus Porichthys, distinguished by photophores and four lateral lines, typically nocturnal, and noted for a hum produced by males during the breeding season.

Dictionary definition

MIDSHIPMAN, noun. A temporary rank held by young naval officers in training.

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