subcommittee


sub·com·mit·tee

noun \ˈsəb-kə-ˌmi-tē, ˌsəb-kə-ˈ\

: a part of a committee that is organized for a certain purpose

Full Definition of SUBCOMMITTEE

:  a subdivision of a committee usually organized for a specific purpose

Examples of SUBCOMMITTEE

  1. The Senate has formed a subcommittee to set up an investigation.

First Known Use of SUBCOMMITTEE

circa 1607

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