headmaster

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noun head·mas·ter \ˈhed-ˌmas-tər, -ˈmas-\

Definition of headmaster

  1. :  a man heading the staff of a private school :  principal

headmasterly

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headmastership

play \-ˌship\ noun

1576

First Known Use of headmaster

1576


HEADMASTER Defined for English Language Learners

headmaster

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noun head·mas·ter \ˈhed-ˌmas-tər, -ˈmas-\

Definition of headmaster for English Language Learners

  • : a man who is the head of a U.S. private school

  • : a man who is the head of a British school


HEADMASTER Defined for Kids

headmaster

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noun head·mas·ter \ˈhed-ˌma-stər\

Definition of headmaster for Students

  1. :  a man who heads the staff of a private school



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