Having an inferior rank or position in a particular hierarchy: lower-ranking union officials
More example sentences
- Now, only regional or division commanders can order the raids, instead of the lower-ranking brigade commanders.
- High-ranking officers enjoyed spacious accommodations and excellent mess facilities, but lower-ranking officers were often separated from their families, crammed into tiny cabins, and, until the 1930s, forced to wear the dress uniform when on deck.
- Security vendors have not been slow to use the report to reinforce one of their key messages - that security needs to become a board-level responsibility, not the preserve of lower-ranking techies.
Definition of lower-ranking in:
- The US English dictionary