public servant


Synonyms and Antonyms of public servant

  1. 1 a person who holds a public office the new governor vowed that he would always remember why he was called a public servant and not the people's master Synonyms functionary, officeholder, officer, officialRelated Words bureaucrat; administrator, commissioner, director, executive, head, manager, regulator, superintendent, supervisor; chair, chairman; flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), minion, underling; co-official

  2. 2 a worker in a government agency concerned that the new federal agency would just add another slew of public servants to the government payroll Synonyms civil servant, functionary, mandarin, bureaucratRelated Words clerk, officeholder, official, officiary; employee (also employe), hand, hireling, jobholder, underling, worker

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