What is another word for infantryman?

Pronunciation: [ˈɪnfəntɹˌɪmən] (IPA)

An infantryman is a soldier specifically trained and equipped to fight on foot in battle. There are several other words that can be used as synonyms for infantryman, including foot soldier, grunt, gruntle, or footslogger. The term "foot soldier" implies that soldiers are fighting on foot only, while "grunt" is often used to refer to soldiers who are not officers or commanders. "Grumble" is a derogatory term used, which implies that the soldiers are unhappy about their situation. Finally, "footslogger" refers to infantry soldiers who are often tasked with long marches or hikes. Overall, there are several different words to describe soldiers who fight on foot, each with slightly different connotations.

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What are the hypernyms for Infantryman?

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Usage examples for Infantryman

The Duke of Cornwall's Light infantryman shook his head.
"The Rough Road"
William John Locke
"He had no right to call me an idjit," said the Duke of Cornwall's Light infantryman.
"The Rough Road"
William John Locke
The bomb had gone out of fashion, and it was realised that the principal weapon of the infantryman was the rifle.
"The Story of the "9th King's" in France"
Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts

Famous quotes with Infantryman

  • A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
    Brendan Francis
  • What can I say about the First World War, a war in which I served as an infantryman, a war I hated at the start and to which I never warmed as it proceeded?
    George Grosz
  • Look at an infantryman's eyes and you can tell how much war he has seen.
    William Alexander Henry
  • A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
    Brendan Francis
  • Of all the ridiculous, unnecessary, stupid things, the Horse Guards had sent tents! Soldiers had always slept in the open! Sharpe had woken in the morning with his hair frozen to the ground, had woken with his clothes sopping wet, but he had never wanted a tent! He was an infantryman. An infantryman had to march, and march fast, and tents would slow them down.
    Bernard Cornwell

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