subminister

noun sub·min·is·ter \ ˈsəb-ˌmi-nə-stər \
variants: or sub-minister

Definition of subminister

plural subministers or sub-ministers
: an assistant or subordinate minister
  • Virtually every other country has a minister or subminister cabinet position for sport …
  • —John MacAloon

First Known Use of subminister

1558

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