American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The executive or policymaking officers of an organization.
“At the office of the Spudsboro Gazette a Saturday calm prevailed, and when he asked for Mr. Carmichael, die lone woman in the front office pointed down a cor-ndor.”
“It was pandemonium as Ms. Cope from the front office and Mr. Varner the math teacher tried to line everyone up alphabetically.”
“Every year, every competition, the Red Army Club was coming home with medals, and the front office was happy.”
“Teixeira was a highly touted prospect in '98 who expected to be drafted highly, until Dan Duquette's Boston front office offered him $1.5 million in a predraft deal.”
“The front office would start thinking that at last David Ward was trying to make something of himself.”
“It was the Yankees who were winning not only the battles on the diamond, but for in the front office battles as well, where General Manager Brian Cashman flat out-schooled Boston counterpart Theo Epstein.”
“—Dave Newhouse, prior to the much criticized 1991 ouster of Harwell as Tiger broadcaster by Schembechler and others in the Detroit front office”
“—Joe Sambito, at a mid-eighties roast for the four-foot-tall Astros front office man.”
Looking for tweets for front office.