webmaster

noun, often capitalized
web·​mas·​ter | \ ˈweb-ˌma-stər How to pronounce webmaster (audio) \

Definition of webmaster

: a person responsible for the creation or maintenance of a website especially for a company or organization

Examples of webmaster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since leaving prison, Auernheimer has served as the webmaster of The Daily Stormer, an explicitly Nazi website. Helen Lewis, The Atlantic, "How Memes Ruined the World," 30 Sep. 2020 The group is an independent, two-man shop that consists of Mr. Davenport and a webmaster, both volunteers, whose work is well known among the UFO-watching community. Te-ping Chen, WSJ, "UFO Spotting Has Replaced Bird Watching as Pandemic Obsession," 1 Sep. 2020 The computer clock of the Sponsor’s webmaster is the official timekeeping device of the Sweepstakes. courant.com, "Hartford Courant Subscriber Benefits Sweepstakes Rules - Taste Book Hartford West Promotion," 3 Aug. 2020 The computer clock of Sponsors’ webmaster is the official timekeeping device of the Contest. courant.com, "Hartford Courant Subscriber Benefits Sweepstakes Rules - Taste Book Hartford West Promotion," 3 Aug. 2020 One of the many temporary jobs held by the young man who now leads it, Luigi Di Maio, was as a webmaster. The Economist, "The decline of the Five Star empire," 5 Dec. 2019 Contrary to the widespread belief that Unisys wanted to tax GIFs themselves, charging everyday nerds and webmasters a fee to use them, the legal action was focused on software that made GIFs. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "The GIF Is Dead. Long Live the GIF.," 30 Oct. 2019 Contrary to the widespread belief that Unisys wanted to tax GIFs themselves, charging everyday nerds and webmasters a fee to use them, the legal action was focused on software that made GIFs. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "The GIF Is Dead. Long Live the GIF.," 30 Oct. 2019 But the map was not drawn based on any hard evidence or data, said Jeff Savoye, the Poe Society’s current secretary/treasurer and webmaster. Christine Zhang, baltimoresun.com, "How Baltimore’s first female reporter used maps and data to save Edgar Allan Poe’s Amity Street home," 7 Oct. 2019

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1993, in the meaning defined above

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“Webmaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/webmaster. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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