controller[ kuh n-troh-ler ]SEE DEFINITION OF controller
Synonyms for controller
- police officer
- private eye
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTROLLER
He was the controller of a great journal: he was a leading politician.
And bear in mind that I refuse to allow you to be the controller of it.
I can remember distinctly that my father was a Controller, Third Class.
We speak of it as the master and controller of the body; but this is only partially true.
The mind should not act as a director or controller of the spontaneous centers.
However, I missed the point that if control is possible, the controller must be a mind.
The Controller checks daily the Clerk of the kitchens account.
The controller reached over and turned up the volume on his radio.
There is also the controller of victualling, and the controller-general of the coast-guard.
His conduct as Controller of the Navy was no less magnanimous and decisive.
late 14c., from Anglo-French contrerolleour (late 13c.), Old French contrerelleor (Modern French contrôleur), from Medieval Latin contrarotulator, agent noun from *contra-rotulare (see control (v.)). Mechanical sense is from 1867.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTROLLER
- front office
- head honcho
- head person
- person upstairs