"alderman" Definition

  1. n. A senior or superior; a person of rank or dignity.
  2. n. One of a board or body of municipal officers next in order to the mayor and having a legislative function. They may, in some cases, individually exercise some magisterial and administrative functions.

More About alderman

Position in dictionary: 2815 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "alderman": 8
Words that end with "alderman": 2
Words that contain "alderman": 9
Next words in dictionary: aldermancy, aldermanic, aldermanity, aldermanlike, aldermanly
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English Dictionary Definition of alderman

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