Definitions of commando

n an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory

Sayeret Mat'kal, Sayeret Matkal, sayeret
Israel's elite secret commando unit responsible for counterterrorist and top secret intelligence gathering and hostage rescue missions
SAS, Special Air Service
a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
Type of:
force, military force, military group, military unit
a unit that is part of some military service

n a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids

Type of:
man, military man, military personnel, serviceman
someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force

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