What does Mayor mean?

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ˈmeɪ ər, mɛərMay·or

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mayor, city manager(noun)

    the head of a city government

Wiktionary

  1. mayor(Noun)

    The leader of a city, or a municipality, sometimes just a figurehead and sometimes a powerful position. In some countries, the mayor is elected by the citizens or by the city council.

    Etymology: * (c. 1300) From maire (13th century), from maior, comparative of magnus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mayor(noun)

    the chief magistrate of a city or borough; the chief officer of a municipal corporation. In some American cities there is a city court of which the major is chief judge

    Etymology: [OE. maire, F. maire, fr. L. major greater, higher, nobler, compar. of magnus great; cf. Sp. mayor. See Major, and cf. Merino.]

Freebase

  1. Mayor

    In many countries, a mayor is the highest-ranking officer in the municipal government of a town or a large urban city. In many municipal systems the mayor serves as chief executive officer and/or ceremonial official of many types of municipalities. Worldwide, there is a wide variance in local laws and customs regarding the powers and responsibilities of a mayor, as well as the means by which a mayor is elected or otherwise mandated.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mayor

    mā′ur, n. the chief magistrate of a city or borough:—fem. May′oress.—adj. May′oral.—ns. May′oralty, May′orship, the office of a mayor. [Fr. maire—L. major, comp. of magnus, great.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. mayor

    1. _Particeps criminis._ 2. The head and front of our offending. 3. Polonius Pecksniff, who plays Bottom for a stipend. 4. A chaste, honorable, virtuous person whose private life is made inviolable by the libel laws. 5. A prickly sensation in the back of Folly and Revelry. 6. The culmination, zenith, equator and pediment of self-sufficient mediocrity. 7. A crow's-nest from which one may see the perpetually receding horizons of the Governorship and the Presidency. 8. A chef of morality. 9. Any person afflicted with primary, secondary or tertiary holiness. 10. A palm-reader. 11. A nebulous cluster of thought-embryons resolved into a gaseous state. 12. The nosebag of public decency. 13. The _alter ego_ of organized cant. 14. The critic of impure reason. 15. Lobster emeritus. 16. A person who takes an oath to love, honor and obey Tartuffe.

Editors Contribution

  1. mayor

    A person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, skills, knowledge, leadership skills and qualifications for the role and responsibility of managing a specific type of unity government department.

    The Mayor of the City was a very knowledgeable and experienced leader.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Mayor' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4792

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Mayor' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1863

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Mayor' in Nouns Frequency: #1679

Anagrams for Mayor »

  1. moray, Moray

  2. Amory

  3. Moray

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mayor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mayor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Mayor in a Sentence

  1. Del Percio:

    This started when he first faced a primary challenge in 2014, that brought him to the left and this challenge has brought him further to the left, and he’s staking ground with his nemesis [Mayor] Bill de Blasio to be the main progressive in New York.

  2. Eric Trump:

    The reality is you have people in this country that need help, you also have health care costs in this country which have gone up because ObamaCare is absolutely a disaster. SPIT ATTACK ON ERIC TRUMP REPUGNANT, CHICAGOS DEM MAYOR SAYS IN CALL FOR CIVILITY.

  3. Donald Trump:

    That includes from the incompetent Mayor of San Juan !

  4. James Phelps:

    This is not really a dollars-and-cents strike, the mayor literally campaigned on equal distribution of resources. Why hasn't she agreed to that?

  5. Pat McCrory:

    The basic expectation of privacy in the most personal of settings, a restroom or locker room, for each gender was violated by government overreach and intrusion by the mayor and city council of Charlotte.

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