Synonyms and Antonyms of functionary
1 a person who holds a public office spoke to high-ranking functionaries at the embassy in the hopes that they could help Synonyms of functionary official, officeholder, officer, public servantWords Related to functionary bureaucrat; administrator, commissioner, director, executive, head, manager, regulator, superintendent, supervisor; chair, chairman; flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), minion, underling; co-official
2 a worker in a government agency the faceless functionaries at the Internal Revenue Service Synonyms of functionary civil servant, bureaucrat, mandarin, public servantWords Related to functionary clerk, officeholder, official, officiary; employee (also employe), hand, hireling, jobholder, underling, worker
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