subaltern[ suhb-awl-tern or especially for 3, 6, suhb-uh l-turn ]SEE DEFINITION OF subaltern
Antonyms for subaltern
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUBALTERN
I was lunching with William next day, and I told him about the subaltern.
His subaltern, Bacon, had been the first to pass the gap, and had been killed on emerging.
It was the subaltern standard-bearer, who had been shot through the left lung.
He entreats Blount, who is his subaltern, to shoulder the blame.
"We're all for barley-sugar ourselves just now," the subaltern went on.
"The enemy are continuing to fortify the coast, Sir," said the subaltern.
The pleasant, amiable manner of the subaltern underwent a quick change.
There was but one Bonaparte; that subaltern from Corsica; that meteor.
"Well, it's a bad start," said the subaltern, shaking the wet from his overcoat.
I heard afterwards that young Pottinger, a subaltern of the 17th Co.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR SUBALTERN
- below the mark
- at one's feet
- bound by
- in danger of