An original or founding member of an organization.
- Washington's friend Samuel Powel was mayor of Philadelphia and, with John Beale Bordley and others, a charter member of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture.
- Anyone who notifies the Foundation with appropriate documentation within the next year will become a charter member of this society.
- He is a charter member of the Society of Logistics Engineers.
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: char·ter mem·ber
Definition of charter member in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.