Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: adjutant
IPA transcription: ['ædʒətənt]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: adjutant_bird, adjutant, adjutant_stork, Leptoptilus_dubius
    Meaning: large Indian stork with a military gait
  • Synonyms: adjutant, aide, aide-de-camp
    Meaning: an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
Usage examples
  • Just before they were to leave he was again sent for from Headquarters, and told he was to go to the Canadian Base in France as adjutant.
  • As he fell from his horse the adjutant sprang to the ground and cried, "Who shot the officer of the day?" "I fired," exclaimed the sentinel, and he then told of his experiences of the night.