dishonorable discharge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dishonorable discharge a discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder)
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Usage

In literature:

The captains had the selection of their men, and the right to dishonorably discharge at will.
"Crooked Trails" by Frederic Remington
In all cases of desertion the sentence may include dishonorable discharge and forfeiture of pay and allowances.
"Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
In all, he was dishonorably discharged from the service seven times.
"Studies in Forensic Psychiatry" by Bernard Glueck
Second Lieutenant H. F. Irwin; August 27, 1862; dishonorably discharged Nov. 29, 1862.
"History of the Eighty-sixth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, during its term of service" by John R. Kinnear
It means three or four years in the penitentiary and to be dishonorably discharged.
"Riches of Grace" by E. E. Byrum
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In news:

Lt George Nash issued a dishonorable discharge.
JEFFERSON CITY — Frustrated in its objective of trying Lt George Nash for murder, an eight-officer court-martial issued a dishonorable discharge to the escaped defendant.
Recruitment paper lies can lead to dishonorable discharge.
Lt George Nash issued a dishonorable discharge .
Recruitment paper lies can lead to dishonorable discharge .
BREMERTON — A Navy senior chief based at Naval Base Kitsap has been dishonorably discharged for sexual abuse and other violations, according to a Naval Region Northwest spokesman.
Jimmy is eighteen, gay, dishonorably discharged from the Marines, and living in New York.
Something else that will be flowing is the special drink created just for the night, called "The Dishonorable Discharge".
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