Definition of second officer in English:

second officer

Line breaks: sec¦ond of¦fi|cer


  • An assistant mate on a merchant ship.
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    • It was thought the personal account of the ship's second officer would fetch up to £30,000 at the Sotheby's event yesterday.
    • Their son Ben, 23, is a second officer on a North Sea dredger.
    • The second officer came back outside shielding his weapon and calling, ‘Get an ambulance!’

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