Associations to the word «Veteran»

Wiktionary

VETERAN, noun. A person with long experience of a particular activity.
VETERAN, noun. A person who has served in the armed forces, especially an old soldier who has seen long service.
VETERAN, adjective. Having had long experience, practice, or service.
VETERAN, adjective. Of or relating to former members of the military armed forces, especially those who served during wartime.
VETERAN, proper noun. A village in Alberta, Canada.
VETERAN, proper noun. A town in New York.
VETERAN, proper noun. A CDP in Wyoming.
VETERAN CAR, noun. (British) a car built before 1919, or even more strictly, before 1905.

Dictionary definition

VETERAN, noun. A serviceman who has seen considerable active service; "the veterans laughed at the new recruits".
VETERAN, noun. A person who has served in the armed forces.
VETERAN, noun. An experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service.
VETERAN, adjective. Rendered competent through trial and experience; "a seasoned traveler"; "veteran steadiness"; "a veteran officer".

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