Definition of flag lieutenant in English:

flag lieutenant

Line breaks: flag lieu|ten¦ant


  • A lieutenant acting as an admiral’s aide-de-camp.
    More example sentences
    • I'll get with the flag lieutenant and coordinate another flight.
    • To copy correspondence, an admiral commanding an entire fleet might have two or three clerks, an aide / flag lieutenant, and occasionally a supply officer.

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