Share this entry
first lieutenant

Translation of first lieutenant in Spanish:


  • 2 (in UK) (Nautical)
    Example sentences
    • Piper, made no fewer than 39 patrols as a third hand, first lieutenant and Commanding Officer, in Ursula, Unbeaten and Unsparing.
    • It was said, for example, that an engineer four-striper at Sheerness expressed interest, while visiting a submarine, in the business of submerging: he asked the first lieutenant where he got the water from to fill main ballast tanks.
    • Today Jacqueline is a graduate and a first lieutenant in the Royal Navy.
Definition of first lieutenant in:
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.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources