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sub-postmaster Line breaks: sub-postmaster

Definition of sub-postmaster in English:


chiefly British
A man in charge of a sub-post office.
Example sentences
  • The pub's fate is a major talking point in the village, according to the local sub-postmaster.
  • He has already written to the sub-postmaster voicing his concern.
  • A village sub-postmaster is hoping to enjoy the sweet taste of success by branching out with a new venture designed to drum up extra trade.

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