officernoun [ C ]uk /ˈɒf.ɪ.sər/ us /ˈɑː.fɪ.sɚ/
a naval officer
a top-ranking officer
- The officer commanded his men to shoot.
- Inasmuch as you are their commanding officer, you are responsible for the behaviour of these men.
- The police have appointed a liaison officer to work with the local community.
- Every available officer will be assigned to the investigation.
- There was a record number of confiscations by customs officers last year.
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