- by virtue of office or official position.
Origin of ex officio
Examples from the Web for ex officio
Historical Examples of ex officio
General Harrison was successful and fills the place that ex-officio makes him leader.The Arena
The Secretary of Commerce and Labor is the ex-officio president.
But the qualifications of an ex-officio member cannot be always satisfactory.The Confessions of a Collector
William Carew Hazlitt
"I'm practically an ex-officio member in good standing myself," I said.The Telenizer
He was constable, for one thing, and ex-officio county jailor.A Man of Honor
George Cary Eggleston
- by right of position or officeAbbreviation: ex off