- officer of arms,
- officer of the day,
- officer of the deck,
- officer of the guard,
- officer of the watch,
- official family,
- official formula,
- official receiver,
- official referee,
- official solicitor
Origin of official
Examples from the Web for unofficial
It was just the anonymous artist and his group of pranksters using New York as their unofficial playground.Catch Him If You Can: Reliving Banksy’s New York Invasion|Alex Suskind|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The video was also posted on the Twitter account of “a3maq news,” which acts as an unofficial media arm of ISIS.ISIS Video: America’s Air Dropped Weapons Now in Our Hands|Josh Rogin|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
TEL AVIV – If hell were a travel destination, Qusay Omran would be its unofficial tour guide.
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer and the unofficial start of the general election.Just Tuning Into The Mid-Terms? Here are Five, Weird, Unpredictable Senate Races to Watch|Ben Jacobs|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This summer, Justin Bieber is the unofficial tiny prince of Ibiza.The Tiny Prince of Ibiza Parties On, While Kim and Paris Make Peace|Amy Zimmerman|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Society, official and unofficial, kept rather strictly to their tackle; their mode of movement not that of loose oxen at all!History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVI. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Yet the letter reported by Nicholson was ‘full and particular,’ but that letter the preachers seem to have regarded as unofficial.James VI and the Gowrie Mystery|Andrew Lang
Serrano, an unofficial member of the group, broke in excitedly.Mountain|Clement Wood
The president opened the court-martial in unofficial phraseology.The White Feather|P. G. Wodehouse
Say this in unofficial terms to Mr. Lloyd George, but impress upon him its very great significance.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume II|Burton J. Hendrick
early 14c., from Old French oficial "law officer; bishop's representative" (12c.) and directly from Late Latin officialis "attendant to a magistrate, public official," noun use of officialis (adj.) "of or belonging to duty, service, or office" (see official (adj.)). Meaning "person in charge of some public work or duty" first recorded 1550s.
late 14c., "performing a service; required by duty," from Old French oficial "official; main, principal" (14c., Modern French officiel) or directly from Late Latin officialis "of or belonging to duty, service, or office," from Latin officium (see office). Meaning "pertaining to an office or official position" is from c.1600.