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Definition of "brigadier" []

  • A brigadier general. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "brigadier" in a sentence
  • "The second was the brigadier from the garage with a list of the cars assigned to the drivers."
  • "Well, and afterwards, up to her death, indeed, he lived with her, and they do say she led him a pretty dance — the brigadier, that is; sent him on foot from Moscow into the country — by God, she did — to get her rents in, I suppose."
  • "The brigadier was a thick-set, soldierly looking man, fit as a fiddle in spite of the grey hairs which mingled with his brown moustache, and his eyes lit up as he saw his two sons still safe and well."