Synonyms of veteran in English:



  • an army veteran
    retired soldier; old hand, old-timer, old stager; past master, doyen, authority, master, grandmaster, master hand, expert, virtuoso, maestro
    informal pro, ace, hotshot, old warhorse
    [Antonyms] novice apprentice recruit
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  • a veteran diplomat specializing in US affairs
    long-serving, seasoned, mature, old, established; hardened; adept, master, expert, consummate, well versed, well trained, practised, experienced, worldly-wise, qualified, proficient, professional
    informal battle-scarred, crack, ace, mean
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