Meaning of superintendent
Pronunciation: (s"pur-in-ten'dunt, s"prin-), [key]
- a person who oversees or directs some work, enterprise, establishment, organization, district, etc.; supervisor.
- a person who is in charge of maintenance and repairs of an apartment house; custodian.
- a high-ranking police officer, esp. a chief of police or an officer ranking next above an inspector.
- superintendent (Thesaurus)