subprincipal

[suhb-prin-suh-puh l, suhb-prin-]

noun

an assistant or deputy principal.
Music. (in an organ) a subbass of the open diapason class.

Origin of subprincipal

First recorded in 1590–1600; sub- + principal
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British Dictionary definitions for subprincipal

subprincipal

noun

a vice-principal in a college, etc
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