Associations to the word «Soldier»

Wiktionary

SOLDIER, noun. A member of an army, of any rank.
SOLDIER, noun. A private in military service, as distinguished from an officer.
SOLDIER, noun. A guardsman.
SOLDIER, noun. A member of the Salvation Army.
SOLDIER, noun. (British) (New Zealand) A piece of buttered bread (or toast), cut into a long thin strip and dipped into a soft-boiled egg.
SOLDIER, noun. A term of affection for a young boy.
SOLDIER, noun. Someone who fights or toils well.
SOLDIER, noun. The red or cuckoo gurnard (Chelidonichthys cuculus).
SOLDIER, noun. One of the asexual polymorphic forms of termites, in which the head and jaws are very large and strong. The soldiers serve to defend the nest.
SOLDIER, verb. To continue.
SOLDIER, verb. To be a soldier.
SOLDIER, verb. To intentionally restrict labor productivity; to work at the slowest rate that goes unpunished. Has also been called dogging it or goldbricking. (Originally from the way that conscripts may approach following orders. Usage less prevalent in the era of all-volunteer militaries.)
SOLDIER, proper noun. A city in Iowa.
SOLDIER, proper noun. A city in Kansas.
SOLDIER, proper noun. An unincorporated community and coal town in Kentucky.
SOLDIER BEETLE, noun. Any of several beetles, of the family Cantharidae, that are predators of aphids and other insects
SOLDIER BEETLES, noun. Plural of soldier beetle
SOLDIER CRAB, noun. Any of several crabs, especially the European or Caribbean hermit crabs (Pagurus bernhardus and Coenobita clypeatus).
SOLDIER CRABS, noun. Plural of soldier crab
SOLDIER FLIES, noun. Plural of soldier fly
SOLDIER FLY, noun. Any fly of the insect family Stratiomyidae, that resemble wasps.
SOLDIER OF FORTUNE, noun. A non-commissioned soldier willing to serve any state or person who will hire him; a mercenary.
SOLDIER OF FORTUNE, noun. (figuratively) Hence, a person willing to work for or ally himself with any person or institution who will take him on.
SOLDIER ON, verb. (idiomatic) To continue or persist, despite adversity or difficulty.
SOLDIER ON, verb. (idiomatic) Continue on with your life after an event as if nothing happened

Dictionary definition

SOLDIER, noun. An enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention".
SOLDIER, noun. A wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony.
SOLDIER, verb. Serve as a soldier in the military.

Wise words

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