commandernoun [ C ]uk /kəˈmɑːn.dər/ us /kəˈmæn.dɚ/
Commander Phillips/James Phillips
[ as form of address ] Yes, Commander.
- The soldiers fired as soon as their commander gave the order.
- The commander paid tribute to the courage of his troops.
- The commander has asked us to send reinforcements.
- The troops will go into action as soon as their commander gives the word.