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first lieutenant a commissioned officer of the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marines, ranking below a captain and above a second lieutenant.
lieutenant colonel a U.S. military officer whose rank is above that of major and below that of colonel.
lieutenant commander an officer in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard whose rank is above that of lieutenant and below that of commander.
lieutenant general a U.S. military officer whose rank is above that of major general and below that of general.
lieutenant governor in the United States, an elected official of a state who ranks just below the governor and who assumes the governor's position in the event of the latter's absence or death. [2 definitions]
lieutenant junior grade an officer in the U.S. Navy whose rank is above that of ensign and below that of lieutenant.
second lieutenant the lowest rank of commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, Marines, or Air Force.