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Meaning of GENERALSHIP

Pronunciation:  'jenurul`ship

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the office of general
  2. [n]  the leadership ability of a military general
 

GENERALSHIP is a 11 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: berth, leadership, office, place, position, post, situation, spot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gen"er*al*ship\, n.
1. The office of a general; the exercise of the functions of
   a general; -- sometimes, with the possessive pronoun, the
   personality of a general.

         Your generalship puts me in mind of Prince Eugene.
                                               --Goldsmith.

2. Military skill in a general officer or commander.

3. Fig.: Leadership; management.

         An artful stroke of generalship in Trim to raise a
         dust.                                 --Sterne.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arms, art of war, captainship, chairmanship, chivalry, convenership, custody, dictatorship, directorate, directorship, foremanship, governorship, guardianship, headship, intendancy, knighthood, leadership, managership, mastership, overseership, presidency, proctorship, sovereignty, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervisorship, war
 

 

 

 

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