Definition of squaddie in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈskwɒdi
(also squaddy)

noun (plural squaddies)

British informal
  • A private soldier.
    More example sentences
    • Military skills are a vital part of being a mercenary, but the successful mercenary needs other skills that the average squaddie never picks up during his military career.
    • The youngest squaddie to win the Military Cross was yesterday decorated by the Queen.
    • When squaddies leave the army they are not treated any better.

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