Definition of captaincy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkæptənsi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæptənsi//
[countable, usually singular, uncountable] (pl. captaincies)
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the position of captain of a team; the period during which somebody is captainExtra examples In 2006 he took over the captaincy from Vaughan. Now she is well into her second season of captaincy. The team won the league under the captaincy of Martin Jones.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: captaincy