minister resident

noun
plural ministers resident

Definition of minister resident 

: a diplomatic agent resident at a foreign court or seat of government and ranking below a minister plenipotentiary

First Known Use of minister resident

1794, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about minister resident

Share minister resident

Statistics for minister resident

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for minister resident

The first known use of minister resident was in 1794

See more words from the same year

Comments on minister resident

What made you want to look up minister resident? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

required by fashion, etiquette, or custom

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!