Synonyms of veteran in English:

veteran


See definition of veteran

noun

1‘an army veteran’

SYNONYMS
retired soldier
old hand, old-timer, old stager
past master, doyen, authority, master, grandmaster, master hand, expert, virtuoso, maestro
informal pro, ace, hotshot, old warhorse
ANTONYMS

novice, apprentice, recruit


adjective

1‘a veteran diplomat specializing in US affairs’

SYNONYMS
long-serving, seasoned, mature, old, established
hardened
adept, master, expert, consummate, well versed, well trained, practised, experienced, worldly-wise, qualified, proficient, professional
informal battle-scarred, crack, ace, mean