a comedy (1902) by Sir James M. Barrie.
James (“the Admirable Crichton”) 1560?–82, Scottish scholar and linguist.
Michael, 1942–2008, U.S. novelist.
James. 1560–82, Scottish scholar and writer, called the Admirable Crichton because of his talents
(John) Michael. 1942–2008, US novelist, screenwriter, and film director; his thrillers, many of which have been filmed, include The Andromeda Strain (1969), Jurassic Park (1990), and Disclosure (1994)
the commander in chief of a fleet. a naval officer of the highest rank. a naval officer of a high rank: the grades in the U.S. Navy are , admiral, vice-admiral, and . Obsolete. the flagship of an admiral. British. a master who directs a fishing fleet. any of several often brightly colored butterflies of […]
worthy of ; inspiring approval, reverence, or affection. excellent; first-rate. Contemporary Examples Mulligan and Timberlake may be stars, but the Coens leave them admirably unbuffed. Why No Oscar Love For ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’? Tim Teeman January 19, 2014 Twelve days later he admirably fulfilled his enforcer role when he badly beat opposing player David Koci. […]
- Admiral of the fleet
an officer of the highest rank in the British navy.
the office or jurisdiction of an admiral. the officials or the department of state having charge of naval affairs, as in Great Britain. a court dealing with maritime questions, offenses, etc. maritime law. the Admiralty, the official building, in London, of the British commissioners for naval affairs. of or relating to admiralty law. Contemporary Examples […]