court-martial2 past tense and past participle court-martialled, present participle court-martiallingBritish English, past tense and past participle court-martialed, present participle court-martialingAmerican English [transitive]
SCLPMto hear and judge someone's case in a military court:
The drill instructor was court-martialed for having sex with a trainee.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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