Definition of alderperson in English:


Syllabification: al·der·per·son
Pronunciation: /ˈôldərˌpərsən


  • An alderman or alderwoman (used as a neutral alternative).
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    • In one seminar, a Chicago alderperson was a mentor.
    • But then a commemorative photograph of the alderpersons alongside some anonymous field-worker wouldn't look as impressive as a shot with a rich celebrity, would it?
    • As women were increasingly elected to municipal office, the term "councillor" slowly replaced "alderman", although there was some use of the term "alderperson".

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