Ebay India

Popular Wordlists



subaltern - Dictionary definition and meaning for word subaltern

(noun) a British commissioned army officer below the rank of captain
(adj) inferior in rank or status
Example Sentence
  • the junior faculty
  • a lowly corporal
  • petty officialdom
  • a subordinate functionary

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for subaltern

SUB+ALTERNate.....an alternate, someone who is inferior (sub)in position, meaning a SUBORDINATE.
31       0

by imajeeth

subALTERN rhymes with PALTAN[hindi:chiller party}i.e group of young children playing with adults...they are considered as subordinates with playing games...like cricket
2       0

by elixir

SUB = SUBDUE, LOWER and ALTERN rhymes with A lantern that is a person who follows with a lantern to a big one i.e. A SUBORDINATE
1       0

by quantum_killer

Hiring Content Writers!

We are looking for rockstar content writers with keen interest in digital marketing & technology. For more details call at (+91) 8054012673 or drop us an email at career@opencubicles.com.

Love us on FB !