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Noun: leatherneck  'le-dhur,nek
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. (military) a member of the United States Marine Corps
    - Marine, devil dog [US, informal], shipboard soldier [US], jarhead [N. Amer, informal]

Derived forms: leathernecks

Type of: man, military man, military personnel, serviceman, servicewoman

Part of: Marine Corps, Marines, United States Marine Corps, United States Marines, US Marine Corps, USMC

Encyclopedia: Leatherneck