Definition of Aide-de-camp

1. Noun. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.

Exact synonyms: Adjutant, Aide
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Specialized synonyms: Adjutant General
Generic synonyms: Military Officer, Officer



Definition of Aide-de-camp

1. Noun. A military officer who serves as an adjutant to a higher ranking officer, prince or other high political dignitary. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aide-de-camp

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aibohphobia
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aid station
aid to families with dependent children
aid worker
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aide
aide-de-camp (current term)
aide-memoire
aide-mémoire
aide-mémoires
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Literary usage of Aide-de-camp

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1869)
"M. MITCHEL, Aide-de-Camp. One of the first acts of General Canby after taking command was, to require all persons domiciled in the States of North and South ..."

2. Art in America by Frederick Fairchild Sherman (1921)
"been in the army, and was aide-de-camp to General Burgoyne in the American war, 1777; later in life he was for many years Governor and Constable of Windsor ..."

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