noun, plural postmasters general.
the executive head of the postal system of a country.
noun (pl) postmasters general
the executive head of the postal service in certain countries
The head of the United States Postal Service. Until 1970, the postmaster general was head of the federal Post Office Department and a member of the president’s cabinet. In 1970, the Postal Service was set up as an independent agency in place of the Post Office Department. The Postal Service is operated like a private corporation, although postal workers receive the benefits of federal employees.
postmature post·ma·ture (pōst’mə-tyur’, -tur’, -chur’) adj. Remaining in the uterus longer than the normal gestational period.
[men-uh-paw-zuh l] /ˌmɛn əˈpɔ zəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of . /ˌpəʊstmɛnəʊˈpɔːzəl/ adjective 1. existing or taking place after the menopause adj. 1879, from menopause + -al (1). postmenopausal post·men·o·paus·al (pōst’měn-ə-pô’zəl) adj. Of or occurring in the time following menopause.
[men-stroo-uh l, -struh l] /ˈmɛn stru əl, -strəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to menstruation or to the menses. 2. Archaic. . /ˈmɛnstrʊəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to menstruation or the menses adj. late 14c., “pertaining to menses,” also (in astronomy) “monthly,” from Old French menstruel, from Latin menstrualis “monthly,” especially “of or having […]
[pohst-muh-rid-ee-uh n] /ˌpoʊst məˈrɪd i ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the afternoon. 2. occurring after noon: a postmeridian lull. /ˌpəʊstməˈrɪdɪən/ adjective 1. after noon; in the afternoon or evening