Definition of generalship in English:

Share this entry

generalship

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛn(ə)rəlʃɪp/

noun

[mass noun]
The skill or practice of exercising military command.
Example sentences
  • He has given us a superb study in presidential leadership and military generalship.
  • He is an expert historiographer, making this book an outstanding addition to studies of generalship in the Civil War's final campaigns.
  • He was a great loss to the British army, less for his generalship than for his skill in raising and training light troops.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.