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Definition of "postmaster" [post•mas•ter]

  • A man who is in charge of the operations of a local post office. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "postmaster" in a sentence
  • "As if this were not sinister enough, the letter goes on to threaten that if the sub-postmaster is deemed not to have lied to his or her customers in the appropriate and approved manner their compensation package would be at risk."
  • "The postmaster is a surly and incompetent manager."
  • "When I called the postmaster, he said that he wasn't sure I understood what the form was for he'd highlighted the bit about "sexually provocative material"."