Definitions for officeholderˈɔ fɪsˌhoʊl dər, ˈɒf ɪs-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
of•fice•hold•erˈɔ fɪsˌhoʊl dər, ˈɒf ɪs-(n.)
a person filling a governmental position; public official.
Origin of officeholder:
someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
"he is an officer of the court"; "the club elected its officers for the coming year"
the official who holds an office
A person who holds an office, especially one appointed or elected to a public office; an incumbent
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