Definition of Cadet

1. Noun. A military trainee (as at a military academy).

Exact synonyms: Plebe
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Specialized synonyms: Midshipman
Generic synonyms: Trainee
Derivative terms: Cadetship



Definition of Cadet

1. n. The younger of two brothers; a younger brother or son; the youngest son.

2. n. In New Zealand, a young gentleman learning sheep farming at a station; also, any young man attached to a sheep station.

Definition of Cadet

1. Noun. A student at a military school who is training to be an officer. ¹

2. Noun. Junior, the younger or youngest son. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cadet

1. a student at a military school [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cadet

cadelle
cadelle beetle
cadelles
cadence
cadenced
cadences
cadencies
cadencing
cadency
cadene
cadent
cadential
cadenza
cadenzas
cades
cadet (current term)
cadet blue
cadets
cadetship
cadetships
cadette
cadge
cadged
cadger
cadgers
cadges
cadgier
cadgiest
cadgin
cadginess

Literary usage of Cadet

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1. Report by New South Wales Dept. of Education (1894)
"Such provision bus since been made, and the affiliation of Senior cadet Corps with ... The reduction of the cadet Vote from £11818 in 1892 to £5869 in 1893, ..."

2. Report by New South Wales Dept. of Education (1893)
"In December, 1891, there were 6888 members of the Public Schools cadet Force, while 1892 closed with an enrolment of 6221 of all rank?, being 667 fewer than ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"cadet engineers who had finished their four years' course at the naval academy, passed their final academic examinations, and received their diplomas before ..."

4. The Military and Naval Magazine of the United States edited by Benjamin Homans (1833)
"10 cadet EA Capron, to be Brevet 2d Lieutenant, 1st July, 1833. 13 cadet DE Hale, to be Brevet 2d Lieutenant, 1st July, 1833. Second Regiment of Artillery. ..."

5. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1862)
"The cadet Schools or cadet Houses. The actual military education of Prussia commences with the cadet houses, the schools intended for pupils before entering ..."

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