Brigadier definition

brĭgə-dîr
The definition of a brigadier is a British army officer who ranks below a major general and above a colonel.

An example of a brigadier is an army leader who brings a group of soldiers into a battle.

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A brigadier general.
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A British military officer ranking above a colonel and below a major general.
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(military) An army rank; an officer commanding a brigade.
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(military, UK) The highest field officer grade, below general officers, NATO grade O7
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
brigadier
Plural:
brigadiers

Origin of brigadier

  • French from brigade brigade brigade

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary