Simple Definition of supervisor
: a person who supervises someone or something
Examples of supervisor
The supervisor fired him after he showed up at work drunk.
If you have a problem, go to your supervisor.
Origin of supervisor
Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from supervidēre
First Known Use: 15th century
SUPERVISOR Defined for Kids
Definition of supervisor
1 : a person who is in charge of others
2 : an officer in charge of a unit or an operation of a business, government, or school
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