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Definition of "supervisor" []

  • One who supervises. (noun)
  • One who is in charge of a particular department or unit, as in a governmental agency or school system. (noun)
  • One who is an elected administrative officer in certain U.S. counties and townships. (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 "supervisor" in a sentence
  • "Many of us have struggled to understand that our supervisor is actually quite the pessimist, and his wary attitude has more to do with his outlook than our skills as researchers."
  • "If your supervisor is a seasoned librarian, particularly the kind who loves doing reference, this request will impress."
  • ""You go to what they call a supervisor then they transfer you to another supervisor and they say they'll have to look into it and they'll call you back in 48 hours," Onorato said."