A commissioned officer in an armed military organization, typically the highest rank before flag officer ranks (generals). It is generally found in armies, air forces or naval infantry (marines).
(obsolete) A colonist.
(intransitive) To act as or like a colonel.
The chief officer of a regiment; an officer ranking next above a lieutenant colonel and next below a brigadier general.
a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general
a rank of officer in the army and in the US air force, above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier or brigadier general.
short for lieutenant colonel
Colonel (; abbreviated as Col., Col or COL) is a senior military officer rank used in many countries. It is also used in some police forces and paramilitary organizations.