- a person filling a governmental position; public official.
Origin of officeholder
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Examples from the Web for officeholder
Nearly every Democratic officeholder in the land supports same-sex marriage, and each day seems to bring another Republican over.The Coming Gay Marriage Witch Hunt
June 19, 2014
This policy or that officeholder is going to ruin their lives.Dear Frank Luntz: Here’s How to Be Happy Again
January 8, 2014
Our farmers only wished his votes to accomplish their plans and have no use for him as an officeholder.The Sins of the Father
Such an officeholder as this man the world probably never saw.