noun man·ag·er \ˈma-ni-jər\

: someone who is in charge of a business, department, etc.

: someone who directs the training and performance of a sports team; especially : a person who directs a baseball team

: someone who directs the professional career of an entertainer or athlete

Full Definition of MANAGER

:  one that manages: as
a :  a person who conducts business or household affairs
b :  a person whose work or profession is management
c (1) :  a person who directs a team or athlete
(2) :  a student who in scholastic or collegiate sports supervises equipment and records under the direction of a coach
man·a·ge·ri·al \ˌma-nə-ˈjir-ē-əl\ adjective
man·a·ge·ri·al·ly \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb
man·ag·er·ship \ˈma-ni-jər-ˌship\ noun

Examples of MANAGER

  1. I'd like to speak to the manager, please.
  2. He was promoted to manager last year.
  3. The team's general manager acquired five new players for the upcoming season.
  4. The manager decided to change pitchers in the eighth inning.
  5. The actress recently fired her manager.

First Known Use of MANAGER

MANAGERIAL Defined for Kids


noun man·ag·er \ˈma-ni-jər\

Definition of MANAGER for Kids

:  a person who is in charge of a business or part of a business
:  a person who directs the training and performance of a sports team


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