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army brat

Syllabification: ar·my brat

Definition of army brat in English:

noun

informal
A child of a career soldier, especially one who has lived in various places as a result of military transfers.
Example sentences
  • As an army brat myself, I am proud of the achievements of our men and women in the armed services, who have saved us from dire threats to our liberty.
  • Auditions were held and Jerry Nolan, an army brat and great musician, was chosen to be the fifth Doll.
  • For example, Dick Armey grew up in North Dakota, and Newt Gingrich was an army brat who only settled in Cobb County, Georgia, because his research suggested that he might win elections there.

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