Definition of air marshal in English:

air marshal

Line breaks: air mar|shal

noun

  • A high rank of officer in the RAF, above air vice-marshal and below air chief marshal.
    More example sentences
    • The air marshal program - every air marshal - available air marshal is deployed.
    • However, in order to disguise this distinction he was made an air marshal, to sit beside a full admiral and full general.
    • She married Jeremy Lee-Potter, a medical student and the son of an air marshal in 1957.

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