pseudomilitary

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ military

Adjective[edit]

pseudomilitary (not comparable)

  1. Apparently, but not actually, military.
    • 2009, Jessica C. E. Gienow-Hecht, Sound diplomacy (page 89)
      His trademark was pseudomilitary attire that replaced the customary tailcoat with a uniform complete with a short and stiff jacket, shining brass buttons, a tight belt, a helmet, and a pair of light gloves.