Examples of operator in a Sentence
the operator of an automobile
the operator of a nuclear power plant
Call the operator for the phone number.
Operator, please connect me with extension 123.
She's quite an operator—no one else could have gotten them all to agree to the project.
Recent Examples of operator from the Web
The two operators of this meat chariot are Mustard Maddie and Jalapeño Jackie, AKA Maddie Murphy and Jackie Stumm.
The film’s especially harsh in its portrayal of attorney general Robert F. Kennedy (Michael Stahl-David) as a steely weasel of an operator, initially uncomprehending of Johnson’s usefulness.
In a series of orders issued on Monday, the agency asked all North Slope operators with similar well designs to temporarily shut them down and provide a list of such wells by Dec. 31.
Nursing home operators in Indiana say the financing arrangement has helped them keep up with rising costs and improve care for residents.
The Kentucky Kingdom amusement park is adding a new thrill ride and a new family ride for the 2018 season, park operators have announced.
Knowledge is Power Program, a national charter network founded in Houston more than two decades ago, helped eight charter operators in San Antonio, Dallas and Houston join forces with local public school districts.
The fact that an operator like Brazile is willing to burn bridges with the Clintons, though, is important.
Oceanside’s proposal would require operators to get a permit before flying drones over the beach, the pier and a few other places.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'operator.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
OPERATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of operator for English Language Learners
: a person who uses and controls something (such as a machine, device, or business) : someone who operates something
: a person whose job is to help to connect telephone calls : a person who is in charge of a telephone switchboard
: a person who is able to easily achieve things especially by persuading people or by being dishonest
OPERATOR Defined for Kids
medical Definition of operator
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up operator? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).