midshipman midshipman  /ˈmɪd ˈʃɪp mən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a temporary rank held by young naval officers in training

Usage(s):

  1. Even as a midshipman he was a hearty: sometimes the sea made him sick, but never thoughts of home.
  2. But Willie Calhoun soon amounted to a midshipman at Annapolis.
  3. Then, just six weeks before graduation, Steffan told a fellow midshipman that he was gay.

News

  1. Newspaper identifies Naval Academy football players charged in sexual assault case

    An Annapolis newspaper has identified the three Naval Academy football players charged in an alleged attack on a female midshipman....
    on June 23, 2013     Source: WTKR Norfolk

  2. Naval Academy charges 3 football players with sexually assaulting a female midshipman in 2012 - Quincy Herald-Whig ...

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Naval Academy charges 3 football players with sexually assaulting a female midshipman in 2012.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  3. Naval Academy Charges 3 Football Players With Sexually Assaulting a Female Midshipman in 2012

    Naval Academy charges 3 football players with sexually assaulting a female midshipman in 2012        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ABC News

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Quotes

  1. "There's no greater act of patriotism than military service, and I am very proud that Thomas has chosen to serve his country by joining the Navy. He will be an outstanding midshipman. His extraordinary academic ability, integrity and drive will...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: John Kerry Source: Leominster Champion

  2. "I was an arrogant, undisciplined, insolent midshipman ...... I acted like a jerk," McCain wrote in "Faith."
    on Sep 20, 2008 By: John McCain Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "I knew I got Midshipman, I was just worried if somebody was coming from behind," said Leparoux, who won his third Breeders' Cup race over two days. "He ran a big race. He kept on going all the way."
    on Nov 7, 2009 By: Julien Leparoux Source: ESPN

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