lieutenant governor


lieutenant governor

noun

: an elected official who is an assistant to the governor of a U.S. state

Full Definition of LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

:  a deputy or subordinate governor: as
a :  an elected official serving as deputy to the governor of an American state
b :  the formal head of the government of a Canadian province appointed by the federal government as the representative of the crown
lieutenant governorship noun

First Known Use of LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

1595

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