Origin of commissioner
OTHER WORDS FROM commissionercom·mis·sion·er·ship, nounsub·com·mis·sion·er, nounsub·com·mis·sion·er·ship, noun
How to use commissioner in a sentence
State insurance commissioners are now reviewing the requests.
That is, Republican state insurance commissioners can approve big premium hikes just to make the law look bad.
Mayor Bill de Blasio sent a proclamation and two commissioners to read it.Bros Love Dragon Boats|Daniel Genis|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the commissioners wisely left untouched the most contentious issues, such as voter identification laws.
The commissioners also declared that no voter should have to wait more than a half hour.
In my humble opinion the Railway Commissioners have done much useful work and done it well.
Fresh Commissioners came from the Assembly, and it was only their fortunate recall to Paris that saved the general from arrest.
Ney and Marmont did not accompany the other Commissioners with their sorrowful terms; like rats they left the sinking ship.
I do not think any company was ever fined; nor do I, indeed, remember the Commissioners services being required.
The authority of agents or commissioners to receive subscriptions is strictly regarded.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
British Dictionary definitions for commissioner
- any of several types of civil servant
- an ombudsmanSee also Health Service Commissioner, Parliamentary Commissioner