noun in·spec·tor \in-ˈspek-tər\

: a person whose job is to inspect something

: a police officer who is in charge of several police departments

Full Definition of INSPECTOR

:  a person employed to inspect something
a :  a police officer who is in charge of usually several precincts and ranks below a superintendent or deputy superintendent
b :  a person appointed to oversee a polling place
in·spec·tor·ship \-ˌship\ noun

First Known Use of INSPECTOR



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