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Pronunciation:  'fungkshu`neree

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a worker who holds or is invested with an office

FUNCTIONARY is a 11 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: official
 See Also: administrative official, agent, appointee, bailiff, beadle, bureaucrat, caretaker, censor, census taker, church officer, city father, civil servant, commissar, Comptroller General, Comptroller of the Currency, diplomat, diplomatist, doorkeeper, elected official, enumerator, equerry, federal agent, fire marshall, fire warden, forest fire fighter, hangover, hearing examiner, hearing officer, holdover, incumbent, Inquisitor, invalidator, judge, jurist, justice, licenser, mace, macebearer, macer, magistrate, mandarin, notary, notary public, noticer, nullifier, officeholder, officer, political commissar, postmaster general, proconsul, prosecuting attorney, prosecuting officer, prosecutor, public prosecutor, quaestor, ranger, recorder, record-keeper, recruiter, registrar, regulator, returning officer, sealer, searcher, skilled worker, teller, town clerk, trained worker, usher, vizier, voider, vote counter, weigher



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Func"tion*a*ry\, n.; pl. {Functionaries}. [Cf. F.
One charged with the performance of a function or office; as,
a public functionary; secular functionaries.

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 Related Terms: agent, amanuensis, baggage agent, bureaucrat, business agent, civil servant, claim agent, clerk, commercial agent, commission agent, commissioner, conductor, consignee, customer agent, driver, dupe, engineer, factor, fed, Federal, federal agent, freight agent, functionnaire, general agent, handler, implement, instrument, insurance agent, jack-in-office, land agent, law agent, literary agent, loan agent, mandarin, manipulator, news agent, office-bearer, officeholder, officer, official, officiary, operant, operative, operator, parliamentary agent, passenger agent, petty tyrant, pilot, placeman, press agent, public official, public servant, puppet, purchasing agent, real estate agent, red-tapist, runner, sales agent, secretary, special agent, station agent, steersman, steward, theatrical agent, ticket agent, tool, travel agent, walking delegate