[syn: incumbent, officeholder]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Officeholder \Of"fice*hold"er\, n.
One who holds an office; an officer, particularly one in the
civil service; a placeman.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who
holds a position of trust; "he is an officer of the court";
"the club elected its officers for the coming year" [syn:
2: the official who holds an office [syn: incumbent,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "officeholder":
bureaucrat, civil servant, functionary, functionnaire, holdover,
incumbent, ins, jack-in-office, lame duck, mandarin, new broom,
office-bearer, officer, official, officiary, petty tyrant,
placeman, president-elect, public official, public servant,