noun, plural directors general.
Origin of director general
Examples from the Web for director-general
Prime Minister Abe is not only the leader of Japan, he is also the Director-General—the sosai —of the LDP.
So did Avigdor Lieberman, director-general of the Prime Minister's Office during part of Netanyahu's first term.
The director-general of the BBC resigned amid a flurry of allegations around sex-abuse reporting.BBC Scandal Blows Up as Director George Entwistle Resigns|Peter Jukes|November 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Another trial has put the ISI's director-general, Brigadier General Pasha, at the center of the plot.
The director-general retained the right to preside at meetings.The Colonization of North America|Herbert Eugene Bolton
Surely, surely it was not the same that the Director-General had given him!
So extensive were they, indeed, that the Director-General had informed him that they would take several years to complete.
My duties as Director-General of the Post-office had of course obliged me to resign my captain's epaulette.Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete|Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
The Director-General was a poor soul who could see nothing but technical difficulties in everything that was proposed.A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium|Hugh Gibson