Simple Definition of paymaster
: a person whose job is paying salaries or wages
: a person, country, etc., that pays people and controls their actions
Full Definition of paymaster
: an officer or agent whose duty it is to pay salaries or wages
Examples of paymaster in a sentence
She worked as the company's paymaster for 22 years.
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