Part of speech: noun

An official having charge of a post- office.

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Usage examples "postmaster":

  1. By his advice, the Mule, who had hitherto lodged in the house of the postmaster, rented a cottage of his own and bought some simple furniture. - "Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories", Henry Seton Merriman.
  2. " That was a bad break about the postmaster. - "Captain Jinks, Hero", Ernest Crosby.
  3. For a particular statement of the condition of the Post- Office Department and other matters connected with that branch of the public service I refer you to the report of the Postmaster- General. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.