noncom noncom

Definition(s):

  • (n) a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel

Usage(s):

  1. As a noncom in the Marine Corps, Beckwith was a machine gunner in the invasions of Guadalcanal and Tarawa.
  2. Four Russian soldiers are aboard, a noncom and three enlisted men.
  3. Inevitably, Prewitt blows up and takes a swing at a noncom.
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/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /