noun, plural se·lect·men.
- selective synchronization,
- selective transmission,
Origin of selectman
Examples from the Web for selectman
I was the former third selectman from Greenwich, Conn.—not ideally suited to lead the charge in the Democratic Party.Joe Lieberman’s Slow-Motion Divorce From the Democratic Party|Howard Kurtz|July 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Jethro's be'n first Selectman ever sense, though he turned Republican in '60.Coniston, Complete|Winston Churchill
She went straight to the town office, and seated herself in front of the musing first selectman.
While the first selectman was still trying to digest this, the thin man opened his valise.
In 1765 he became a selectman of Boston, and from 1766 to 1772 was a member of the Massachusetts general court.
The selectman sat gloomily, elbows squared on his knees, and waited.When Egypt Went Broke|Holman Day