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SHERIFF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sheriff mean? 

SHERIFF (noun)
  The noun SHERIFF has 1 sense:

1. the principal law-enforcement officer in a county

  Familiarity information: SHERIFF used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SHERIFF (noun)


Sense 1sheriff [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The principal law-enforcement officer in a county

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("sheriff" is a kind of...):

law officer; lawman; peace officer (an officer of the law)


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