[ aw-fis-hohl-der, of-is- ]
/ ˈɔ fɪsˌhoʊl dər, ˈɒf ɪs- /


a person filling a governmental position; public official.

Nearby words

  1. office of war information,
  2. office park,
  3. office seeker,
  4. office-block ballot,
  5. office-holder,
  6. officer,
  7. officer of arms,
  8. officer of the day,
  9. officer of the deck,
  10. officer of the guard

Origin of officeholder

First recorded in 1850–55; office + holder

Related formsnon·of·fice·hold·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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