Share this entry
army-navy Syllabification: ar·my-na·vy
Pronunciation: /ˌärmēˈnāvē/

Definition of army-navy in English:


Denoting the type of store that specializes in military surplus equipment, or the goods sold there.
Example sentences
  • According to Sokolov, 24 different menus are available to the soldiers (to ‘combat appetite fatigue’), while only six meals are sold to the general public via army-navy stores or the Internet.
  • And it wasn't just any old get-up from an army-navy store.
  • The surgeon harvests a bone-tendon-bone graft through an 8-cm incision and uses two Senn retractors for medial and lateral retraction and a single army-navy retractor for proximal and distal retraction.
Definition of army-navy 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 ads and access premium resources