military recruit

Definitions of military recruit
  1. noun
    a recently enlisted soldier
    synonyms: recruit
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    Black and Tan
    an English recruit (who wore a uniform that was black and tan) serving in the Irish constabulary to suppress the Sinn Fein rebellion of 1919 to 1921
    raw recruit
    an inexperienced and untrained recruit
    sprog
    a new military recruit
    yard bird, yardbird
    a military recruit who is assigned menial tasks
    type of:
    enlisted man
    a male enlisted person in the armed forces
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