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sergeant US English

A noncommissioned officer in the armed forces, in particular (in the US Army or Marine Corps) an NCO ranking above corporal and below staff sergeant, or (in the US Air Force) an NCO ranking above airman and below staff sergeant

sergeant New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(capital in titles; abbreviation Sgt; see also serjeant)

desk sergeant US English

A sergeant in administrative charge of a police station

sergeant fish US English

Another term for cobia.

colour sergeant US English

A rank of non-commissioned officer in the Army and Royal Marines, above sergeant and below warrant officer

drill sergeant US English

A noncommissioned officer who trains soldiers in basic military skills

first sergeant US English

(In the US Army or Marine Corps) the highest-ranking noncommissioned officer in a company or equivalent unit

flight sergeant US English

A rank of non-commissioned officer in the RAF, above sergeant and below warrant officer

lance sergeant US English

A rank in the Foot Guards equivalent to corporal

master sergeant US English

A noncommissioned officer in the US armed forces of high rank, in particular (in the Army) an NCO above sergeant first class and below sergeant major, (in the Air Force) an NCO above technical sergeant and below senior master sergeant, or (in the Marine Corps) an NCO above gunnery sergeant and below master gunnery sergeant

Sergeant Baker US English

A brightly colored edible marine fish with two elongated dorsal fin rays, occurring in warm Australian coastal waters

sergeant major US English

A noncommissioned officer in the US Army or Marine Corps of the highest rank, above master sergeant and below warrant officer

staff sergeant US English

A noncommissioned officer in the armed forces, in particular

sergeant major New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, capitals in titles; abbreviation SM)

gunnery sergeant US English

A noncommissioned officer in the US Marine Corps ranking above staff sergeant and below master sergeant

platoon sergeant US English

A noncommissioned officer in the US Army intermediate in rank between a staff sergeant and a first sergeant

station sergeant US English

A sergeant in charge of a police station

technical sergeant US English

A noncommissioned officer in the US Air Force ranking above staff sergeant and below master sergeant

quartermaster sergeant US English

A senior rank of non-commissioned officer in the army, above sergeant, employed on administrative duties

sergeant-at-arms US English

An official of a legislative or other assembly whose duty includes maintaining order and security

quartermaster sergeant New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(capital in titles; abbreviation QM)

chief master sergeant US English

A noncommissioned officer in the US Air Force ranking above senior master sergeant and below warrant officer

sergeant first class US English

A noncommissioned officer in the US Army of a rank above staff sergeant and below master sergeant

command sergeant major US English

A noncommissioned officer in the US Army ranking above first sergeant

company sergeant major US English

The highest-ranking non-commissioned officer of an infantry company

master gunnery sergeant US English

A noncommissioned officer in the US Marine Corps ranking above master sergeant and below sergeant major

senior master sergeant US English

A noncommissioned officer in the US Air Force ranking above master sergeant and below chief master sergeant

senior master sergeant New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(capital in titles; abbreviation SMSgt)

regimental sergeant major New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(capital in titles; abbreviation RSM)

serjeant-at-arms New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

official of a legislative assembly