The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English
English definition of “-elect”
Email this entry
›used after the title of an officialjob to refer to someone who has been chosen by vote to do that job, but who has not yet started doing it: Mr Theroux is chairman-elect of the Promotion Marketing Association.
She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)
by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.