veteran - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈvet(ə)rən/
singularveteran
pluralveterans
  1. 1
    someone who was in the armed forces, especially during a war

    a veteran of the Second World War

  2. 2
    someone who has a lot of experience doing a particular activity

    jazz veteran Dave Brubeck