Synonyms and Antonyms of public servant
1 a person who holds a public office <the new governor vowed that he would always remember why he was called a public servant and not the people's master> Synonyms functionary, officeholder, officer, officialRelated Words bureaucrat; administrator, commissioner, director, executive, head, manager, regulator, superintendent, supervisor; chair, chairman; flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), minion, underling; co-official
2 a worker in a government agency <concerned that the new federal agency would just add another slew of public servants to the government payroll> Synonyms civil servant, functionary, mandarin, bureaucratRelated Words clerk, officeholder, official, officiary; employee (also employe), hand, hireling, jobholder, underling, worker
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