headmaster


head·mas·ter

noun \ˈhed-ˌmas-tər, -ˈmas-\

: a man who is the head of a U.S. private school

: a man who is the head of a British school

Full Definition of HEADMASTER

:  a man heading the staff of a private school :  principal
head·mas·ter·ly \-lē\ adjective
head·mas·ter·ship \-ˌship\ noun

First Known Use of HEADMASTER

1576

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