What does Mayor mean?

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ˈmeɪ ər, mɛərMay·or

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mayor, city managernoun

    the head of a city government

Wiktionary

  1. mayornoun

    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. Mayornoun

    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 socialist person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, skills, knowledge, leadership skills, qualifications, promotes and actions socialism, power to the people and socialist policies with the role and responsibility of managing a specific type of unity government department.

    The Mayor of the City is 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. Brendon Basiga:

    Simply put, ladies and gentlemen, I can not find any evidence of unethical conduct by Mayor Karen Weaver, i am so glad the independent investigation is complete and clears me and my staff of any wrongdoing regarding donations sent to the City of Flint.

  2. Chris Stambolis:

    Some people don't like him 'cause he's not from here, but to be honest with you, he's done more than any other mayor that we've ever had, take, take, take. They never put back into the town. All the politicians that were here back when Braddock had good times were always taking. They never did anything for the town. So I got to give him a plus on that.

  3. Pete Buttigieg:

    I have seen what America can do, and so have you. After all, you're looking at someone who, as a young man growing up, wondered if something deep inside of him meant that he would forever be an outsider, would never wear the uniform, never be accepted, never know love, and now you are looking at that same young man, a veteran, a mayor, happily married, asking for you to vote for president of United States.

  4. Ben Sasse:

    We know Joe as a husband, father, and grandfather, who served our communities through his work as a Doctor, melissa and I join Nebraskans across our state in praying for Mayor Stothert and her family during this heartbreak.

  5. Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser:

    The biggest concern that I have is making sure I keep Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser safe and healthy, that I'm not contaminating my home or exposing my family to what I have to be exposed to because I'm out doing essential work.

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