Synonyms of lieutenant


1. lieutenant, commissioned military officer

usage: a commissioned military officer

2. lieutenant, police lieutenant, lawman, law officer, peace officer

usage: an officer in a police force

3. deputy, lieutenant, assistant, helper, help, supporter

usage: an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

4. lieutenant, commissioned naval officer

usage: an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant commander and above lieutenant junior grade

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Definition and meaning of lieutenant (Dictionary)