Definition of sub-brigadier in English:

sub-brigadier

noun

historical
  • An army officer ranking next below a brigadier; specifically an officer in the Horse Guards with the rank of cornet.

Origin

Late 17th century. From sub- + brigadier, probably originally after French sous-brigadier.

Pronunciation

sub-brigadier

/ˌsʌbˌbrɪɡəˈdɪə/