jemidar definition

  • noun:
    • alternate spelling of jemadar.
    • The chief or frontrunner of a band or body of persons; esp., in the indigenous military of Asia, an officer of a rank corresponding to this of lieutenant when you look at the English army.
    • when you look at the army of Asia, a native officer next in rank to a subadar, or captain of a, business of Sepoys; a lieutenant: the name can be used, into the civil service, to certain officers of authorities, associated with the traditions, etc., and, in huge domestic organizations, to an overseer or head servant having general control of the others.

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