admiral

(redirected from Admiral of the Fleet)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for admiral

the supreme commander of a fleet

Synonyms

Related Words

any of several brightly colored butterflies

References in periodicals archive ?
Being presented with this medal by the Admiral of the Fleet is a pinnacle."
JA may have noticed that during HM Queen's diamond Jubilee in 2012 Prince Charles was wearing the naval uniform of an Admiral and not that of Admiral of the Fleet.
She also demanded he be made Field Marshal, Admiral of the Fleet and Marshal of the RAF, notes by then-cabinet secretary Sir Norman Brook show.
Alongside her, on board the Antarctic survey ship HMS Endurance, stood the Duke of Edinburgh, in the uniform of Admiral of the Fleet, encrusted with faded gold braid.
HMS Endurance took the Queen, in her role as Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom, and the Admiral of the Fleet, the Duke of Edinburgh, past the fleet which included warships and tall ships and representatives from all sectors of the maritime industry.
HMS Endurance escorted the Queen, in her role as Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom, and the Admiral of the Fleet, the Duke of Edinburgh, past the fleet which included warships and tall ships and representatives from all sectors of the maritime industry.
Her husband is the Admiral Of The Fleet, but she hates sailing
Sir George Callahan; replaced Callahan as Commander in Chief of the Home Fleet at the outbreak of World War I (August 4, 1914), and undertook to improve the fleet's combat readiness; admiral (March 1915); led the Home Fleet to intercept Scheer's sortie, and defeated him at Jutland (May 31-June 1, 1916); although British losses were greater than the German, Jellicoe had not "lost the war in an afternoon," and the German High Seas Fleet's strategic position was unchanged; first sea lord (November 28, 1916-December 1917); Viscount Jellicoe of Scapa (December 1919); admiral of the fleet (1919); governor-general of New Zealand (1920-1924); created earl (1925); died on November 20, 1935.
Lord Mountbatten was admiral of the fleet in the Second World War and the last viceroy of India.
My father used to tell anyone who would listen that his four-times-great grandfather was an admiral of the fleet who rejoiced in the name Sir Cloudesley Shovell.
But never mind, if Wills makes a go of it and the Royals manage to hang on, why, young Prince George can one day emulate his namesake, Farmer George, and break with the tradition of swanning around in the totally unearned uniform of an Admiral of the Fleet or Marshall of the Royal Air Force.
And Fred - the only north-easterner at Downing Street this week - had the honour of meeting Tim Lewin, the son of his wartime commander, Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin of Greenwich.
Thanks also Paul Coopland (Cooplands Bakery, Dundas Arcade) for donating a cake which Lord Crathorne cut with his sword after reading a message from Prince Andrew, the Admiral of the Fleet.
Of the two Irish raiders, Admiral of the fleet was fourth and Fleeting Shadow last.
Kinane and Colm O'Donoghue will ride Vodafone Derby disappointments Admiral of the fleet and Archipenko respectively, while Fran Berry will be on board Yellowstone.