Meaning of alderman
Pronunciation: (ôl'dur-mun), [key]
— pl. -men.
- a member of a municipal legislative body, esp. of a municipal council.
- (in England) one of the members, chosen by the elected councilors, in a borough or county council.
- a chief.
- (later) the chief magistrate of a county or group of counties.
- a pot belly.
- alderman (Thesaurus)